I Love Rocking Chairs

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    I love rocking chairs. They are soooooooooo soothing and it brings back memories of when i was a little one and my Grandmother would rock me to sleep. I have been hooked on the feeling ever since. I rocked My own children to sleep and sang to them. The movement is so relaxing and...
    swan2857 swan2857
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2009

    The Legacy

    I love rocking chairs. I can remember as a kid sitting out with my nannie on the back porch rocking and breaking beans. I hated breaking beans back then but I was too young to realize that it was more than about beans.  It was about quiet reflection, family, and making...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    Apr 24, 2010

    A Good Rocker

    "Rockers were not produced in quantity until 1825, when a spindle-back version, the Boston rocker, appeared. As its popularity spread, other styles were developed, including the lavishly tufted types with scrolled arms that made the rocker suitably fancy for Victorian parlors...
    jfeltes jfeltes
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 29, 2012

    Love Rocking Chairs

    my grand mother had a rocking chair ,she would rock the grand children in . i love rocking chairs they make me think of my greats great granny walker she was 97 when she died i still miss her she was a great lady . my great great grand mother lived to see my daughter my...
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    Apr 25, 2010

    Country Porches

    I live in Tennessee, and almost everyone has a wooden rocker on their porch. I think it's quaint and so charming to sit outside on your porch on a nice day, rocking and enjoying the quiet time.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 15, 2010

    Im not an old granny

    and I have no baby yet but I still love them. Its comforting rocking back and forth. Wish I had one. I would rock on a porch with a beautiful water front view and doze off. When baby comes I will buy one and rock him to sleep.
    KiannaJ KiannaJ
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2015

    Rocking Our Cares Away

    Never underestimate the power of quiet solitude.  A friend of mine shared the following story with me a while ago.  The author is unknown but it was posted in my Illinois office for many years.    ROCKING OUR CARES AWAY!  There was once an elderly...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 16, 2009
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