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Jul 26th

Cameos of Minden

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 everybody knows that was LONG ago.

Ladies crocheted so much back then. Others could even “tat” and that made a pretty lace edge for things. My husband’s aunt could not only crochet but she could tat.

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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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Southern Sayings

There is just a “special vocabulary” in the South that is understood by Southerners, and nowhere else on earth will you hear these sayings or phrases. In fact “nary’ a on...

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Cats – you love ‘em or hate ‘em

Cats – you either love them or you hate them, there is no middle ground.

I would say that I have owned many cats in my lifetime, but that is just the reversal of the truth...

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Ice cream and West Brothers

When I was a little girl, the Webster Parish Library was located where the Children’s Center is today.

I was allowed to check out five books at a time. I would go home, re...

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