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Letters from Grandma

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Quotes from my mother’s letters to the girls:

When Grandpa rakes leaves, he builds a little fire. The deer come out of the woods and stand around the fire warming up. I take them cups of hot chocolate. Yesterday I taught them how to make s’mores. They roast the marshmallows on their antlers.

Then in the next letter:

We have several inches of snow and it’s cold. The deer are unhappy. They miss the bon fires. One deer tapped on the window and waved a hoof for me to come out. But I don’t have a fur coat. So then he put his hoof up to his ear like, “Call me.” Read the rest of this entry

A sophisticated child’s prayer

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I was visiting my daughter and her family for several days, during which time I had managed to get one of the grandchildren addicted to my favorite bubbly water. Overhearing me mention that I was running low, my granddaughter added to her bedtime prayer: Read the rest of this entry