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Oct 02nd

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Updating old adages to today’’s lingo

Updating old adages to today’’s lingo

All of us grew up with old sayings and old adages. My son found an update on some of these old sayings. Some are my updatings from my years of experiences.

Updating them to what would they mean today. Let me share some of them with you.
1. Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film.
2. He who laughs last, thinks slowest.

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Memories of January ice storms

Memories of January ice storms

In years gone by, before we had I-20. we had high water problems on Highway 80 between Minden and Dixie Inn. In May and June of 1958, my husband and I took a lot of kiddi...

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The fire that kept burning

The fire that kept burning

The television announcer recently posed the question "Do you know what to do when you find your house is on fire?" As he launched into his explicit instructions my mind w...

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The rationing list

The rationing list

Recently, someone mentioned rationing that we had during World War II. Almost everything was rationed, and some things were just made unavailable to the general public.

On...

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You’ve come a long way, Baby

You’ve come a long way, Baby

Have you ever heard of a 10-year-old boy having a valid driver's license? Or a 20-year-old woman having a driver's license and had never driven a car, or even sat under t...

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Modesty in my day

Modesty in my day

I have written about changes in kitchen appliances and other changes in the last sixty-five to seventy years. Just as radical were the rules and the way ladies must condu...

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Engagements and Weddings

Chandler-Simoneaux engaged to marry

Chandler-Simoneaux  engaged to marry

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chandler of Minden are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Katelyn Jean Chandler to Hunter Joseph Simoneaux, son of Mr. Kevin and Kat...

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