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Happy Birthday, Mama

For the last few days I’ve thought of ways to honor Mama on the first birthday after her death. I thought about the usual things that people do. You know, like post missives on her Facebook page talking about how much I miss her. Or posting e-cards with terrible, sappy poems. None of these things […]

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Loretta, My Best Friend

Today would have been Lo’s  74th birthday. I was one year and eight months older than she was. From the time we were small, where you saw one of us, you saw the other. We loved each other so much and always had such a strong bond. For some reason, I felt more like her […]

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My Baby Sister Sherry’s Birthday

I just can’t believe that the youngest of the “Chaney Bunch” is 71 years old today. I’ve been thinking a lot, the last few days, of Sherry and all the mischief the three of us got into growing up (Loretta, Sherry and myself). Can you imagine dragging your little sister along everywhere we went, just […]

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Yesterday was my sister Edith’s 90th birthday. My sister Sue and her daughter Debbie and I went to visit her last night. We had a wonderful visit. My nephew Jerry (Edith’s minister son and his wife Linda) were there and we talked and laughed about the past and present. Such a happy time, even though […]

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Today Is Mama’s Birthday

Today is Mama’s birthday. She has been gone for over 35 years and there is still times that I miss her so bad and would just give anything if I could have one of those talks we used to have. Somehow Mama could always make things right. She seemed to be to just look at […]

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