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Sep 17th

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Remembrances of 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. During the years just before we declared war on Germany, a couple of men came to Minden. They said they were preachers - no denomination, just preachers.

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Businesses and people gone

The downtown area is filled with memories of what was there, businesses that were special to me along with the folks who worked there and how it was back then.

Only Wester...

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Remembering ‘Nick’

I have heard people say: "well, you're not marrying the whole family, just the son." Don't you believe that. Just ask someone who has been married a long, long time.

I exp...

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Patriotism on July 4

I suppose you might call me an old "sentimentalist" because I tend to "tear up" when the flag goes by in a parade and on so many other occasions. July 4th is a red-letter...

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Old things and friendships

Way, way back, when I was young, we used Tangee Lipstick, which was pink in the tube but turned a bright orange on your lips.

Men used Jeris Hair Tonic or Brilliantine. Wo...

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