I Like Stories My Mother Tells Me From When She Was Little

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    When My Mother Visited Her Grandparents

    My mother's grandparents on her mother's side were immigrants from Poland.  They had ten children, including my grandmother.  And all twelve of them lived in a two bedroom house in New Jersey.This two storey house had no electricity and no hot water.  To keep warm, my mother...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Jan 7, 2011

    Walk With Me...

    through the small northern Michigan town where my mom was raised to the cemetery.  As we wander up and down the neatly placed aisles of grave markers, I will tell you the tales of those laid to rest there.  The 12 year old who was hit by a train, trying to outrun it on the...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2011

    Younger Stories

    Our parents know more or less about us since they seen us grow up and we weren't there when they were young.  I love hearing stories about my mom & dad.  Last week, my parents & we got together and they started talking about their younger years and we laughed at a few things...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 1, 2011

    A New Beginning.

    It was now a few days past Christmas and Julie could not seem to get over her excitement that was now only days away. Julie did have herself a great Christmas even though she had to work the day before Christmas, and she did get her one special gift that she'd nearly forgotten...
    babyglp babyglp
    51-55, M
    Nov 23, 2013

    Fisticuff Mom

    After living her childhood, on a farm, in MO my moms family moved to Portland Oregon. They were now city folks. My mother was only a few years older than Patrick, my uncle. My mom was probably around 12. Right away though, they learned that with so many people pressed together...
    akasolia akasolia
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2011
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