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July 15, 2015

I think I was abducted by aliens this morning. I was driving along as usual, when suddenly a bright light was shining in my face. I think I remember the same thing happening to me about a zillion years ago. I vaguely remember it being called sunshine. Momma Said, “It has only rained twice this spring and summer, once for 45 days and once for 35 days.” The More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Momma Said – May 27, 2015

Families are such a complicated organism. Sometimes it works as a well oiled unit and others it is split into so many different entities that it is hard to see it ever coming back together. You see so many young More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Mom’s School Picnic Fruit Salad

I thought I had seen it all but this weekend The Sister called to ask if I had placed flowers on mom’s grave. Of course I had done that just last week. We thought maybe they had blown off, so the next day I went More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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Gran’s Kolachy Cookies

Have you ever caught the scent of something and it seems to transfer you back to another time in your life? It happened to me this week when out for a walk with The Sister. We were passing a beautiful tree in full More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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Caramel Apple Dump Cake

This time of year is a time of rejuvenation. Everything is coming to life, new baby animals in the fields, flowers, bushes and trees blooming profusely. Momma Said, “Wakey, wakey, it is time to get up.” Start More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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Bathing Dogs

I have to tackle the big job of bathing both dogs this weekend. I have to wait for a warm sunny day so I can put them outside to dry. Both have long hair and it takes forever for them to dry. I have to brush and More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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No Bake Salted Caramel Hazelnut Cookies

April showers bring May flowers. With the rain we have been getting, the flowers should abound. I have already started the mower and did the yard once. It already needs it again. Everything is so green and beautiful, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Borax Ant Killer

It is that time again in West Virginia to head into the woods for ramps and morel mushrooms. This is a tradition that officially signals spring is here at last. I am ready to grab my ramp hoe and head for the hills. More...