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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #51

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #51 Mama and granddaughter Melissa I began Conversations with Mama in 2008 because I realized that through our nightly phone chats, she was telling me more stories than I had written. … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #50

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #50 Where Mama was the happiest… piddling in her gardens March 17, 2019: While watching Hoarders and talking to mama…. “Your daddy used to tell me about some … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #49

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #49 My grandmother, Ola Askew McKinley holding mama’s brother Leroy! July 29, 2018: I called… “whatcha doing?” “I’m just laying in the bed watching TV. Boo’s in the … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #48

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #48 Me, wearing one of the many dresses mama sewed – Mama started me on my love for Nancy Drew! Lost posts… out of time sequence: October 19, … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #47

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #47 April 5, 2018: I told Mama about Grace and her boots today, and how she hates to wear socks. She tried to sneak her rain boots on … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #46

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #46 Me on the far right… with friends Karen and Pat Sisson (All dressed in our Easter outfits – abt. 1957) Jan. 1, 2018: I called to say … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #45

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #45 My father and I on Easter (1957) with friends Karen and Pat Sisson (they are the daughters of Mama’s best friend Willie Mae Sisson) October 17, 2017: … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #44

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #44 August 19, 2017: “How’s the weather,” I asked tonight. “It’s cool, and I’m under the covers. I’ve got more Nancy Drew books, and some more Hardy Boys … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #43

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #43 July 20, 2017: I couldn’t wait to call mama tonight to tell her about the picture I saw on Facebook of a stuffed torso of a man … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #42

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #42 Misplaced Post: Nov. 30, 2016: In watching Divinity being made on TV, I mentioned to mama, and … “Grandmama made divinity once with me, and we put … Continue reading

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