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Sep 17th

Cameos of Minden

Life - Cameos of Minden

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 Jello with bananas was about the most "scrumptious" dessert you could imagine. In fact anything made with Jello was good.

And then I remembered the many desserts that I have made down through these seventy years that I have been cooking and realized how simple that first dessert really was.

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Life - Cameos of Minden

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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Life - Cameos of Minden

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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Life - Cameos of Minden

Old Things

Recently I thought about how the old fashioned “parlors” were in the long ago, and how differently we ‘lived long ago, and by that I mean when I was a little girl, and ev...

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Initials and nicknames

What an assortment of names young people had that we grew up with in Minden!

J. R. and J. P. became Baptist preachers. L. G. had a beautiful voice. O. H. and J. Y. were br...

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