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Signs You Grew Up in a Big Family

People who grew up in a big family give off tell-tale signs. We think we can blend in with those people who always had their own rooms, but we can’t. Our special upbringing has turned us into very special adults.     1. No Inside Voice When ya’ wanna’ be heard in a big family you talk […]

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The Boy Who Walked With Me @MindyJPeltier

The Boy Who Walked With Me

Childhood fades into staccato memories tinged with joy or sorrow. Like fence posts, they stand tall in the field of our mind, strung together with great lengths of fuzziness and occasional barbs. Not all memories retained initially merit much value, but a simple event often remembered with fondness becomes a prized memory, the way a child cherishes an inexpensive trinket given in love. An event as […]

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I see London

I See London, I See France!

My  incredibly unique clothing style  developed while growing up in the 70’s.  In elementary school,  I was a little frustrated by the current fashion trend of little  girls often wearing dresses.  I kinda’ liked wearing them, but finding  knee socks in my drawer that still had elastic in the top wasn’t my only fashion challenge. Dresses weren’t suitable for tomboys and twirlers, and […]

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