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I looked into the faces of my old friends today

I arrived in Pasadena today after much travelling and it was a good feeling rolling into town, a happy time when many friends and family are  visiting, a celebration of life, a sharing of our past memories and our present lives … Continue reading

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Picking Berries When They’re Ripe

Delicious Strawberries in the sun We didn’t get many wild strawberries though we’d try to pick any ripe ones we found and take them home for tarts and jam or shove some into a dish with milk and sugar We’d go … Continue reading

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Raspberry Heaven

Aromas from my childhood must begin with the raspberry stew in a boiler on the stove My mother wearing a type of bandanna stirring the berries with a large spoon Adding sugar and tasting for sweetness with a smile on … Continue reading

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