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Book of Me, Prompt 21: My Hobbies

Book of Me, Prompt 21: My Hobbies

[This is prompt 21 of the Book of Me, Written by You series:  Hobbies] I have always had a lot of hobbies.  When I was growing up I loved to make things:  Shrinky Dinks, Shaker Makers, String Art, Latch Hook Rugs, Embroidery, Needle Point, Plastic Canvas.  If they made a kit for it, I probably tried it.  I still enjoy crafts as an adult.  However, arthritis prevents me from doing almost any kind of fine work or stitchery.  I just…

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Book of Me, Prompt 20: The Feel of Home

Book of Me, Prompt 20: The Feel of Home

[This is the 20th prompt in the Book of Me, Written by You Series] We all know that home is a place with walls and windows.  It’s where we live.  But, what does home feel like?  For me, home is a place I feel secure.  It’s the place that I can sing in the shower and no one will give me a bad time about it.  It’s where my messy computer desk hides my various genealogy and writing projects. Home…

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Book of Me, Prompt 19: I Miss My Aunt Julie

Book of Me, Prompt 19: I Miss My Aunt Julie

This is another entry in the series Book of Me, Written by You.  This entry we are to write about someone we miss. It would be easy for me to write about my Dad.  He died in 2010.  I’ve written about him extensively on this blog.  So, today I’ll write about his sister, My Aunt Julie. Aunt Julie was constantly in my life.  She was always over our house visiting.  I remember her at family get-togethers.  She and my Dad…

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Book of Me, Prompt 15: The Snow

Book of Me, Prompt 15: The Snow

[This is prompt 15 of the series, Book of Me, Written by You..and yes, I am way behind] I’ve lived in the same community all my life.  It’s in the San Francisco Bay Area where too cold in the Winter is 30 (at night) and too hot in the Summer is 90.  We aren’t called weather wimps for nothing.   We do get frost, but for it to snow here, hell would have to freeze over. So, the first time I…

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Book of You, Prompt 18: Remembering Coloring Rolls

Book of You, Prompt 18: Remembering Coloring Rolls

This week’s Book of You Written By Me Prompt asks us if we remember the first gift that we received, if we still have it, if there were other special gifts we remember.  Try as I might, I cannot recall the first gift.  I was probably a baby at the time which might be the reason 😉 But, this prompt brought back a fond memory of an early Christmas present from my Grandma Shellabarger.  When I was about 4, my…

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