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A Muddy Mission
A Muddy Mission
By Nathan Bridwell
The shortcut led to a long night.
Bits & Pieces -- Wedding Bell Bloopers
Bits & Pieces -- Wedding Bell Bloopers
On Nov. 20, 1943, wedding bells rang with joy when my husband and I said our "I do's." Our wedding reception was held in our family's eight-room apartment in Chicago, Ill.
Dad's Dots and Dashes
Dad's Dots and Dashes
By Beverly Hill McKinney
Morse code was his favorite language.
Doggone Inspiring
Doggone Inspiring
By Daniel T. Gatten
He watched open-mouthed as his mom waded into the fracas.
Down for the Count
Down for the Count
By Dianne V. Heffner
He meant to miss, but --
Good Old Days in the Kitchen -- Herb Garden Goodness
Good Old Days in the Kitchen -- Herb Garden Goodness
By Carol Tannehill
Reap the benefits of a kitchen plot all summer long.
Good Old Days on Wheels -- Bike Bullies
Good Old Days on Wheels -- Bike Bullies
By Joan Hunt
She had to defend her right to ride it in her neighborhood.
Grandma's Machines
Grandma's Machines
By Linda O'Connell
It was a good description for all those newfangled whatchamacallits.
Looking Hollywood Way -- Eve Arden
Looking Hollywood Way -- Eve Arden
By Carl Amari
She expressed her comedic style as Miss Brooks.
Papa Sid, Mama Ethel and Granny
Papa Sid, Mama Ethel and Granny
By Lexie Sullivan
They provided the perfect balance of discipline and fun.
Pizza Pazienza
Pizza Pazienza
By Lucille Mattiola-Baron
When, oh when, would it finally be ready?
Rewind -- Advertising Flashback
Rewind -- Advertising Flashback
In the late '50s, wedding dresses could be found in the Sears® catalog. The wedding dress at left with its many layers of lace sold for $30. The bridesmaid dress at right cost $18.50.
Ross's Food Market
Ross's Food Market
By Barbara C. Thomas
Two special shop owners made their mark on her childhood.
Sim's Lessons
Sim's Lessons
By Will Ross
He couldn't read or write, but he taught his grandson a thing or two.
The Creek at Our Front Door
The Creek at Our Front Door
By Vaughn R. Davis
It played a significant role in his future.
The Field Trip
The Field Trip
By Donna McGuire Tanner
It was an unforgettable fifth-grade experience -- with an extra dollar to spend.
The Life of a Dress
The Life of a Dress
By Charlotte Jane Dickens
A sense of frugality gave the dress a double life.
Tinny's and Doiley's
Tinny's and Doiley's
By Loretta M. Mullen
Candy was always mere steps away.
Washday Jingles
Washday Jingles
By June Foster Stinson
The little ditties helped ease the workload.
Banana Boxes in the Big Apple
By Robert W. Hatton
They were sturdy, strong and potentially embarrassing.
Don't Loosen Up!
By Lonna Enox
It was just too tough to be so tight.
From the Archives -- Something New at the Wedding
By Gracia D. Booth
When I was 8 years old, my bosom pal, Emmy, was to be flower girl at the church wedding of her big sister, Irma.
Home Remedies -- Have Remedies,Will Travel
By Vicki Tannehill
Can you travel light and still be prepared for emergencies? Yes, you can!
Making "Scents" of Spring-Cleaning
By Betty Kasper Kossick
All those cleaners! All those smells!
My Utah Adventures
By Sidney Conkwright
An angry bull topped the list of experiences.
Spring Chickens, Summer Ponies
By Grace Click
They learned some valuable lessons along the way.
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