Category Archives: In My Lifetime

In My Lifetime #1

My granddaughter and I paddle down a stretch of river that runs through a preserve. I show her how to dip her oar in synchronicity with mine so we do not go in circles. There is a gentle current that … Continue reading

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In My Lifetime #2

When I was a kid there was a mountain made of sand from phosphate mines. When phosphate is separated from the sand matrix, one of the waste products is a relatively clean white sand. For many years, the phosphate mines … Continue reading

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In My Lifetime #3

I once bought a house in the country. The owner left two female goats for me. I named them, Petunia and Violet. We soon became very attached to each other for they were charming and affectionate. Would’t it be fun … Continue reading

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In My Lifetime #4

As a child, I loved snuggling with my grandmother and listening to her stories. She had a smell about her that I still remember: age mixed with love. Now I am the grandmother telling my stories. Hope you enjoy them. … Continue reading

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A Pig’s Foot and a Banana

#12 The Children of Brazil — A Pig’s Foot and a Banana Be sure to read the next story on the children of Brazil located on the page, “In My Lifetime.”

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The Healer

Read the next story, number 11, called “The Healer,” on the page “In My Lifetime.”

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The Children of Brazil

Read the next story found on the page “In My Lifetime” about the children I have know in Brazil during my almost ten years as a volunteer here. I will do a series of these stories as there have been … Continue reading

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