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Jul 28th

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Life - Cameos of Minden

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 day on my calendar because on July 4, 1945 my husband received his discharge from the U. S. Army. His one year had extended into four years and four months

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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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Old Things

Recently following a bout of intestinal flu I decided to make Strawberry Jello and put bananas in it. I thought back to my childhood and remembered that we thought that J...

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Home Remedies

When I grew up we could not afford to visit a doctor for an illness, we relied on old timey home remedies.

For instance if you had a chest cold there were two or more thin...

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Rationing during the Depression

I had saved enough money to go to Shreveport and find me some shoes for both work and dress and had made arrangements to take Monday off from work and ride to Shreveport ...

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