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Gifts from Grandma

My maternal grandmother has lived all of her life in Southwest Iowa on farms and in small towns.  I am her oldest grandchild.  In this picture I was a couple of weeks old.  Grandma was 41. I have been thinking about all of the things that I have learned through Grandma.  She taught me that a…

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Touching through Time

Spending time in my parent’s small Iowa town church led me to thinking about hands and touching – and time. How many other people’s hands touched the top of this stairway?  My parents were married in this church.  Was I touching the same place that their hands touched on their wedding day – over 50…

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