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Tattle Tales by Granny #9

Granny on Underwear “These bikini underwear ain’t decent, don’t cover nothin’ and I recon’ are miserable to wear. Give me my cotton bloomers any day! A gal can hang ‘em on the line to dry without showin’ every man in … Continue reading

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Tattle Tales by Granny #2

I am inspired by this picture to do more exercise. I started a couple of weeks ago working in the garden again. I now can pick up the hose without groaning. “Tattle Tales by Granny” is inspired by my maternal … Continue reading

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Elders

I can touch my toes, even place my hands flat on the floor. You laugh, for you still have a limber form, but elders do not take these things for granted, as our hair grays, bones creak, and wrinkles map … Continue reading

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Tattle Tales by Granny #11

Granny on the Pump “Pumpin’ a cup of cool water on a hot summer day is just about the finest thing a gal can do. Makes me grateful every time I do it!” Granny did not have much in terms … Continue reading

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Tattle Tales by Granny #10

Meet the real Granny, my maternal grandmother. She was a real country philosopher and she loved life. Granny in the Outhouse “Now, I don’t know which of you young’uns put that snake in the outhouse, but if I poop my … Continue reading

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Tattle Tales by Granny #6

Granny on Hunger “Ain’t nothin’ worse than seeing yer young’un crying cause he’s hungry.” My uncle said that sometimes there was little to eat. Granny would roast some corn meal for the children..dry, with little tast, but it would ward … Continue reading

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Tattle Tales by Granny #4

Granny on birthdays My mom’s favorite birthday was when Granny took all five kids into the woods to look for wild violets. Afterwards, Granny climbed a guava tree and tossed down juicy guavas with pink centers. They ate them by … Continue reading

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Tattle Tales by Granny #3

Granny on Fishing “You ain’t goin’ catch no fish, if you don’t spit on your worm first. And you gotta’ hold yer mouth right, too!” I spent hours practicing spitting and trying to make my mouth look like Granny’s! Granny … Continue reading

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Tattle Tales by Granny #1

“Tattle Tales by Granny” is inspired by my maternal grandmother, who was a bit of a character. All of us grandchildren adored her and took care of her when she was supposed to be taking care of us. She had … Continue reading

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