An Open Letter to My Grandmother

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Grandma Hall

You all know that I write often about my Nanny.  She and I had a very special relationship and I think of her so often, so I write of her often as well.  But I have another grandmother who you should meet.  One who is still here with us.  And there are some things I… Read more »

Okies and Storm Shelters

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Moore

After watching much of the news coverage yesterday, I felt like the national news did a fairly good job at showing who we really are… They told of our strength. They told of our resilience. They told how we love our neighbors. They showed our spirit. They showed our faith.   But the one thing that… Read more »

Connect The Dots

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I wrote this as I sat at Union Pines Surgery Center waiting for Mr. Fix It to get his knee worked on a few weeks ago (torn cartilage, no big deal). I didn’t post it then because I just wasn’t sure that I should. I’m not sure that I should now. I’m praying that nobody… Read more »

Happy Becky’s New Year!

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New Years Bed

I realize that you think I am late – but actually I am right on time – for me. When I was a kid my Nanny often said “The best laid plans…” when something didn’t go quite right.  That has been my theme since Christmas day.  I’d intentionally taken the month of December off from… Read more »

My Family’s Favorite Passtime

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Guns-AR15

This is probably the most controversial post I will ever do on Read My Chicken Scratch.  Here is your warning: If you believe gun control is the answer to the acts of violence that plague our society today – you should probably avoid this post. If you believe that children should never be allowed to… Read more »