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Jul 23rd

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Life - Cameos of Minden

The war years

I have written many stories about the war years, the Civil Defense program, rationing, and all the things we did without during World War II. However there were other things that I remember so vividly.

About the time everybody was in war but us, we had an occurrence that really made me wonder.

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Mispronunciation

Recently, I had a sweet young lady as my Home Health Nurse's Aide. She said her mother had worked for me many years ago and loved me. I remembered and told her how we sti...

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Excuses, excuses

Often I have a lot of excuses why I can't do something. I have been guilty of quoting Milton from "On His Blindness" and saying "Will God require day labor, light denied?...

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Great Depression: One Prune

Those who are my age or thereabout lived through the Great Depression. We started to school in 1928 and finished in 1939, as there were only 11 grades in school back then...

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Pranks at school

John Agan: This week, I'm running another of Momma's articles about school days. I was reminded of this article because my cousin, David Gladden Emerson, Jr., recently pa...

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