Archive for October 2015

Happy birthday Dave!

Nana was so proud of her second grandchild and first grandson, Fall 1974. Pictured: Nana, Dave, and me.
Happy birthday to Dave, the greatest brother in the world! I love being your big sister and having you as my best friend. Please join me wishing Dave a very happy birthday in the comments. Want to know more about Dave? Check out these posts: Dad, can I have herpes?, April 2009 Happy birthday Dave!,... Read more »

Like every Friday night of my childhood, I hung out with Sue Ellen Ewing, um, Linda Gray

Like every Friday night of my childhood, I hung out with Sue Ellen Ewing, um, Linda Gray
If you’re a Gen Xer, you grew up on a Friday night of Dukes of Hazzard, Dallas, and Falcon Crest, even if it was against your parents’ wishes or explicit instructions. I was lucky. My parents would often go out on Friday evenings, ironically to church group functions, leaving Dave and me with a babysitter... Read more »

My childhood walked out the door at our garage sale

This lamp and switch plate were in my nursery. They were handcrafted and painted. Do they even make them like this anymore?
As I discussed earlier this week, my mom and I recently held a garage sale. It was fairly successful, but a bit difficult in ways that previous garage sales haven’t been. Prior garage sales have been about getting rid of excess items. With this sale, however, my mom, brother, and I decided to purge items... Read more »
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