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“Babe” By Another Name

Of course, as a youngster, I thought “Babe” (Mildred) Didrikson Zaharias was wonderful. I continued to admire her sports enthusiasm and prowess all my life. I’m standing outside the cement barn floor, where our basket was located before Dad built … Continue reading

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…Paragraphs Soon Followed

Blessed with two loving parents, my mother, a poetess when she pleased herself to be, and my father, a fierce competitor and provider, I soon learned the power of the written word and the value of competition as I grew … Continue reading

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Along Came Words and Sentences

Paper and a pencil as fat as my finger at the time became my fast friends as soon as my mom gave them to me to replace my coloring books, which my imagination had begun to out-think. With my pencil … Continue reading

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