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Life - Cameos of Minden

Updated Adages

All of us grew up with old sayings and old adages. My son found an update on some of these old sayings.

Some are my updatings from my years of experiences. Updating them to what would they mean today. Let me share some of them with you.

1. Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film.

2. He who laughs last, thinks slowest.

3. I wished the buck stopped here, cuz I could use a few.

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Life - Cameos of Minden

The war years

I have written many stories about the war years, the Civil Defense program, rationing, and all the things we did without during World War II. However there were other thi...

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Mispronunciation

Recently, I had a sweet young lady as my Home Health Nurse's Aide. She said her mother had worked for me many years ago and loved me. I remembered and told her how we sti...

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Excuses, excuses

Often I have a lot of excuses why I can't do something. I have been guilty of quoting Milton from "On His Blindness" and saying "Will God require day labor, light denied?...

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Great Depression: One Prune

Those who are my age or thereabout lived through the Great Depression. We started to school in 1928 and finished in 1939, as there were only 11 grades in school back then...

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