Tag Archives: Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Best Postcard

I was eight years old when I sent Beverly Cleary a very long and urgent handwritten letter, wherein I patiently explained that she and her writing meant – well, absolutely EVERYTHING to me. In my very-best penmanship (which, if you’ve … Continue reading

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Trendz

While I’m no slave to fashion, I’m not immune to what’s all the rage, especially when I was a kid. Here are seven examples! Golddiggers/Termites When I was five, I really didn’t watch much TV. It was mainly the ‘70s … Continue reading

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Jeans & Genes

Did I ever tell you that I refused to wear pants when I was a kid? True story. Not that I was a nudist, though I really didn’t prefer clothes and in the ultimate of ironies, I threw a FIT … Continue reading

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