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  • My Bundle of Early Life
    October 24, 2019 Jeannie Pence

    My Bundle of Early Life

    Are you in need of a good read? Well I found it in "My Bundle of Early Life" by Linda Gholston. The Book "My Bundle of Early Life" is a collection of vignettes written by a baby boomer. If you're...

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  • The Egg Man
    March 1, 2019 Jeannie Pence

    The Egg Man

    Sometimes when you have a business, it's always hard to know if it's okay to blog about personal things, family etc. At times, you may want to keep your family completely separate from your business, but it's really hard to...

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  • Funny Story
    August 22, 2018 Jeannie Pence

    Funny Story

    Well, some of you that know me, know that my dad is 96 years old, still lives alone and manages pretty well.....considering. A few days ago I had take some groceries to him and was putting them away. He came...

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  • Making Ice Cream in the 1920's
    July 7, 2018 Jeannie Pence

    Making Ice Cream in the 1920's

    My daddy is 96 and has lived alone since my mother died 17 years ago. On this visit I had carried him some homemade peach ice cream that my best friend had made on the fourth. He loved it so...

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  • 1950's Vintage Horse Kiddie Ride
    December 3, 2017 Jeannie Pence

    1950's Vintage Horse Kiddie Ride

    Wow....I really hate to see this go! But moving and downsizing.... Several years ago when we were just getting started with the Christmas tree farm, we purchased a coin operated horse. Drove all the all to Dallas to get it....

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  • Bolster Pillow?
    July 4, 2017 Jeannie Pence

    Bolster Pillow?

    Bolster Pillow....is a thick pillow placed under other pillows for support. That may be the generally accepted definition, but to me, it means Mama's Bolster Pillow that she kept on her bed behind the regular pillows. It was a long...

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  • Happy Birthday Mama
    May 13, 2016 Jeannie Pence

    Happy Birthday Mama

    My grandmother, fondly called "Mama" would be having a birthday this week. She died in the 1980's when she was 85. I'm not an overly sentimental person but memories of my childhood came flooding in this morning and I thought...

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  • The Egg Hunt
    April 3, 2015 Jeannie Pence

    The Egg Hunt

    Yesterday I had the opportunity to help with Matt's first grade class Easter Egg hunt. Another one of the pleasures of retirement, to be able to go to the school and help out with activities. The plan had been for...

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  • February 13, 2015 Jeannie Pence

    What's in Your Lunchbox?

    Re-Post of 2011 Entry: These last couple of weeks was filled with a new task for me.......buying old lunchboxes...lunch boxes..? Either way.....bidding and negotiating on eBay, Rubyland, and Etsy for starters. Have to admit, I had NO idea the value...

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  • October 5, 2014 Jeannie Pence

    "Pickin' Cotton"

    I posted a blog the other day about a museum in Holly Springs having an old cotton pick sack.....I was wanting to find a photo and sure enough......found one on eBay. You know, you can just about find anything you...

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