Grandmothers Can Be Human

To understand someone better, you often need to learn about their past.

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On the Street Where I Lived

Most days were beautiful days in the neighborhood.

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Jersey Boy

It’s God’s prerogative to change my mind.

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Sweet Dreams

Everybody’s looking for something. I’m looking for the world as it should be.

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Winter Is Always Coming

It’s a wonderful thing to enjoy the fruits of your labor.

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Everyday Superheroes

Most of my friends wear capes.

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Big Brother

Sometimes, lovable farm swine have two feet, and go by the nickname “brother.”

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Stuff Happens

Not to be a party pooper, but sometimes you’ve got to take care of business.

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Seeing Red

The red pen is mightier than the sword.

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Flash and the Amazing Technicolor Dream

I admire my husband’s tenacity, to the utmost possible degree.

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Say "Uncle"

Everybody needs someone who makes them feel special. It’s even better when that someone is family.

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Between the Covers

My life’s an open book.

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Favorite Things

Playing favorites is a matter of taste.

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Peace of Mind

We all have to decide who we want to be.

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Half a Dozen, a Good Number

Being the middle child of six kids meant always having a playmate, seldom having dull moments, and too often being both “older” and “little,” depending on the situation.

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Toy Story

The value of a treasure is in the memories it evokes.

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The Winter of My Discontent

Until Mother Nature gets some more spring in her step, I'm giving her the cold shoulder.

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Leading Ladies

Even the best leading ladies sometimes get a bad rap.

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Photo Sensitivity

My life in pictures runs the gamut of acceptability, from glamorous to ghastly.

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Reentry

It was time to return to the world I'd always known and loved.

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