Monthly Archives: February 2013
What Does Polyester Have To Do With Playing Monopoly?
Aunt Effie was the trendsetter in our family. She and Uncle Orlie built a tidy brick ranch house on what would become the good side of town. She was the first to have a dishwasher, a family room with … Continue reading
Posted in Domesticity, Family, Memoir, Parents and children Tagged Aunt, family, Ironing, Laundry, learning, Memoir, Polyester, Trendsetter 5 Comments
Off The Radar: Reflecting On The Common Cold
The first twinge came on Monday – a trace of dryness in my eyes. Maybe nothing. Maybe the lighting at work, or a little eye strain. But I knew better. It was the first sign. On Tuesday, it escalated to … Continue reading
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