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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne

Christmas Past

Taking a cue from another blog, here's a photo of Christmas Past.
I'll flesh out the story another time
(I'm too busy with final Christmas prep to do it now),
but that's me in my dad's lap with my finger in my mouth
(am I four years old, maybe? . . . which would make it 1975)
and Mama Pea is in the red, back right.


  1. Oh. My. Gosh. Does that picture take me back. I don't think you were more than three in this picture because the twins are 5 years older than you and they don't look like they could be more than eight. You're wearing your "nurses uniform" which you wore whenever I wasn't washing it, it seems. No wonder I thought you would be a nurse!

  2. Love the photo! Hope your parents got there safely for Christmas Day! Never tried root beer, do you carbonate with priming sugar like we do for beer or what do you use?

  3. I'm pretty sure I've knitted that same sweater pattern the guy in the front row is wearing.


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