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Page 6, The Victrola

We were the first family in town to have a Victrola (hand crank.)  I remember as a little girl, Pop buying it for Mom one Christmas and he had to bring it from the train station on a sleigh. 140 more words

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Top Five Seattle Coffee Shops

If you didn’t already know, people in Seattle tend to be obsessed with this drink you may have heard of, coffee. With over 1,500 coffee shops in the city, there can be an awful lot to choose from. 681 more words

College

"His Master's Voice"

My grandparents had a large 78rpm record collection. Grannie liked classical music, so her favorites were symphonies. In fact, after they retired to Chicago, Grannie had a subscription to the Chicago Symphony. 304 more words

Flynn Resigns (Not the Flynn you're thinking of)

(An example of how a headline can open your mind to old memories and help you write toward surprising connections.)

I don’t want to talk about the General Flynn who just resigned because he might have lied about what he said to the Russians. 542 more words

Turn, Baby, Turn!

Rediscovering the record player is a treat, especially for Christmas! 308 more words

Wreative Criting

February 24

Mr. Douglas Sewell sent 5 Victrola records up here for the 3 he borrowed from up here yesterday. I saw him this evening but we never said anything to each other. 23 more words