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Poor, Sweet Emma Lou (from my mother's memoirs of the 1930's)

When my mother Lizzie left Virginia as a young bride around 1913, she was most lonesome for her baby sister, Emma Lou, a precious blue-eyed blonde of eight. 293 more words

Family Stories

Who wants to be normal anyway? New book: 'Conditions' by Christoph Fischer

Hi all:

As you know I’m  a bit busy writing but I promised you I would try and keep bringing you new books.

Today I bring you the newest work by an author who has visited us before (and I’ve had the pleasure of reading one of his novels and have more of his on my list), … 472 more words

New Books

When the f$#! does it get any easier?!

It is one of those perfect autumn days outside, the sun shining, air is crisp and the colors are beautiful. Me, I am stuck inside my apartment and my head. 1,173 more words

What to say to someone with a mental illness

I had a really good eating day yesterday. All three meals plus a couple of snacks and dessert after dinner. It was a rare day where I ate like a “normal” person.

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