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The Bright Colors He Favored’

We stood in our grandfather’s closet, five granddaughters taking in his treasures. Time advanced through the neat rows: Skinny ties replacing wider versions, oversized frames replacing sleeker ones. At the funeral we tied his silk scarves in our hair, around … Continue reading

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Down Home Cooking

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I discovered a bag of pinto beans today in my pantry that I bought eons ago. No, dry goods don’t go bad to my knowledge, but still… I decided to whip them…

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Inspiration

To hear people’s testimonials about how they survived gives us information and inspiration- Thema Byrant PH.D Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on … Continue reading

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Cooking Lesson

Comical Explanation

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The Family Language

I was paging through my great-grandmother’s Bible when a treasure fell into my lap. On a small scrap of paper, in a young child’s handwriting, were the words, “Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of … Continue reading

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