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Whaddayaknow? (from the memory box)

Growing up, I had two very different grandfathers. Having gotten to know them, I’m glad I had the opportunity to know all of my grandparents. Even if they’re not friendly with each other, it can be pretty interesting to have most of your ancestors in the same area. Both of […]

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A Visit from Sweden (from the memory box)

When I was in grade school, we lived in a college town that attracted international teachers and students and they came along with the occasional international child student. In second grade, we had a girl from Korea land among us and I remember being furious that […]

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Fish bones (from the memory box)

You guys didn’t realize what a milestone it was for me to serve flounder the other night without a flurry of cautions. I didn’t think I would ever calm down about fish bones; in fact, I avoided cooking fish for years simply because of bone […]

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Jessica Who? (from the memory box)

When you kids were little, I unplugged all of us from cable teevee. We also lived in a radio wasteland at the time; something about the topography near our house made all signals drown in static. We just watched rented movies and listened to the […]

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