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SOL16 Day 24 of 31: Remembering Dad

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Dad would have been 93 today.  This is him as a young child, maybe 5.  He wore knickers. This a photo from the Boy’s … Continue reading

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SOLSC 15 Day 24: Thinking About Dad

More slices can be found at Two Writing Teachers. This is Dad, circa 1992. Dad loved his woodworking projects.  He made special cases; one for music boxes and one for decorative eggs for two of his grandgirls. The tee shirt … Continue reading

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SOLSC 15 Day 23: Mom Monday

Head over to Two Writing Teachers for more slices. Mom and Dad grew up in New Jersey.  Mom was Irish-Germand and raised Catholic.  Dad Scot and Pennsylvania Dutch and was raised Presbyterian. In 1948, the year they married, marrying outside … Continue reading

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SOLSC 15 Day 21: Balancing

More slices can be read at Two Writing Teachers. It’s Saturday.  Last night on the way home, I thought about how I need to balance everything.  My thinking began with reviewing in my head the two day computer/tech conference. It … Continue reading

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SOLSC15 Day 16: Mom Monday

Thanks to Two Writing Teachers who have created a community of writers. It’s Mom Monday. Mom worked nights as a nurse.  Dad became a teacher in 1957-58ish so he worked days.  They did this in order to have one parent … Continue reading

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SOLSC15 Day 15: My Brother

Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for the challenge to write a SOL every day in March.  Can’t believe we’re half way there. It’s the Ides of March.  It’s my younger and only sibling’s birthday. Jon, probably 5 0r 6. Being … Continue reading

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