Category Archives: Life’s lessons

Manipulate Me ? NOT

Is Hillary and Her Liberal Press attempting to impose Sharia Law upon Trump by stoning him with accusations? If her tactics coherence and convince us to withhold our VOTE for him, she succeeds. Because NO for VOTE TRUMP generates an … Continue reading

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Making It by Hand, an Undeniable Joy

  Making it by Hand by Grama Trudy Initially, crafting arose out of necessity, not out of desire; now it is relief of boredom, and an hobby. Most of the time if there is a need to express a thought, … Continue reading

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RECONSTRUCTION

  Reconstruction   By Trudy Martinez  According to The American College Dictionary to reconstruct means to construct again; to rebuild; make over. What happens in the South following the Civil War does not meet the definition of reconstruction.  It is … Continue reading

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Only Those Who Obey

  Posted on June 21, 2006by gramatrudy Only Those Who Obey  By Trudy A. Martinez The Bakersfield Californian reports (In 1994) that INS wants the news of deporting illegal Chinese immigrants kept quiet so mass crowds will not gather. Am … Continue reading

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I thought I was old!

  Posted on May 15, 2006by gramatrudy I Thought I Was Old! Taking an aerobic swim class can be fun. I thought I am too old.  I am sixty-five (or I was when I wrote this; I am now seventy-three). … Continue reading

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Tales of Mom 13

  Babies Bring Families Together   After the birth of his son, George Richard, Terry grows up some. He takes notice of his responsibility. He rents a larger apartment at street level. He surprises Nellie with the news; she is … Continue reading

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Tales of Mom 12

  Nellie and Terry Move to Los Angeles   The Judge gives Nellie his card. “Nellie,” he says, “Your husband doesn’t deserve a woman like you. I mean it. I want you to call me day or night if need … Continue reading

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Tales of Mom 11

The Good News and the Bad News Peg meets Don outside when he gets off work. She tells him what is transpiring. And she tells him, “Nellie is pregnant with her first baby.” Instead of allowing her to finish her … Continue reading

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Tales of Mom 3

  The Farm, the Chores, and Ma   When the rooster crows: “Cock-kea-doodle-do Cock-kea-doodle-do”. It is time to get up; it is time to dress; it is time for work. On the farm, the rooster is the alarm clock; it … Continue reading

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Tales of Mom 9

  Nellie Plans to Leave Tales of Mom 9 Nellie Plans to Leave The depression deepens, leaving Nellie wondering about Terry. “Pa, I got to finds ‘em,” she says. “It be two years since I sees ‘em.” The few years … Continue reading

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