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Sons and Daughters

What do you think of the saying, “A son is a son ’til he takes a wife; a daughter is a daughter all her life.”? I have only my own family (extended) to go on, but in my experience, this … Continue reading

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Living with a Relative

If you had to live with one member of your extended family for a year, who would it be and why? If I had to live with a member of my extended family for a year, I’d live with my … Continue reading

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Happy and Unhappy Families

“All happy families resemble one another; unhappy families are unhappy families each in its own way.” There is a lot of truth in this statement. Happy families are families in which each member respects the other members of the family. … Continue reading

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My Brother and Sister

Do you have any siblings? What are they like? I have one younger brother and one younger sister. We are all very different in appearance and temperament. My brother Pat is a very outgoing, gregarious person. He is loud and … Continue reading

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Grandparents

My maternal grandparents lived 700 miles away from us in Virginia (we lived in New York) so we didn’t see them very often, once a year at most. My maternal grandfather died when I was 7 so I don’t remember … Continue reading

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My Favourite Relative

Who is your favourite person in your extended family? My favourite relative in my extended family is probably my Aunt Dorothy Mae. She is my mother’s second to youngest sister and her only remaining living sibling. I used to love … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday on Sunday

I talked to my cousin Michael. So I’m a day off on my blogs this week. So sue me. So yesterday I talked to my cousin Michael in Louisiana. He and I are the same age and have always been … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to 2012

What are you looking forward to in the new year? I’m looking forward toward several things this year. I have let my apartment get out of control–badly out of control–these past two years due to my depression and I am … Continue reading

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The Happiest Moment

What has been the happiest moment of your life thus far? The happiest moment of my life thus far, and probably of my entire life, is the day my daughter was born. I only have one child and that day … Continue reading

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Three Wishes

Make three wishes. 1. I wish that my daughter and I could have a reconciliation and that our relationship could return to the way it used to be. I love my daughter very much and I realize that I hurt … Continue reading

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