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“my little town”

Description from MH: was a village in central NY. To my kids it was heaven. To me it was good, bad, indifferent. I was raising 3 kids on my own, going to school, working. It was major responsibility! In winter it was cold and filled with snow. In summer it was hot and so humid you couldn't ever feel dry. They closed the school and bussed the kids. Our favorite house, built in the 1800's, was torn down after we left. A little creek ran through the dirt floor cellar every spring. Every time I planted a garden, a flood crashed down the hill behind us washing everything away. We all learned that nothing is permanent. I fell in an out of love twice. Some of the song pertains. I can never go back.

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  1. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Are you an author? You write the most wonderful and interesting descriptions! Your pick has all the color of a small town. Cute.

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    What a pretty and meaningful pick. Love all the little animals.

  3. Jogi
    Jogi says:

    MH, Wonderful pick with all of the remembered history of days we struggled through and survived. Great pick!

  4. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Wonderful pick. I can relate to changes in small towns after leaving. My hometown was so different the last time I was there 3 years ago. A couple of houses I lived in had been torn down. Luckily we have good memories as well as bad memories

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    MH says:

    Thank you. Maggies Mom: I’ve been writing since I lived there. Wrote grants, published poetry, done performance poetry with musicians and other poets which I’m too old to do now.

  6. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    MH, I could tell from your heart-wenching description that you are n accomplished writer. Have you published a biography of your life, or biographical fiction? I’d snatch it in a heartbeat! And your pick is a perfect collection of subjects. Into my faves it goes!

  7. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    By the way, MH, you are NEVER too old!

  8. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Yes….I too remember….your description says it all & so does your pick. And as Kathryn said, we can never be too old.

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    MH says:

    Thank you all.

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