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Momma Said for March 4, 2014

Tiddly Winks, Marbles, Jacks, Barrel of Monkeys, Pick-Up-Sticks, Lincoln Logs, what happened to the games that taught us strategy, dexterity, and logic? Now all we have are games that everyone tries to see how many people you can kill. Momma Said, “The only dexterity you get is to see how fast your thumbs can move.” We had games where kids actually More...

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By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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Momma Said for February 25, 2014

The school system is scrambling to find a way to fill the required 180 days of instruction for West Virginia schools. My solution is to change the school calendar from the summer break to the winter break. Kids More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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Momma Said for February 18, 2014

I hope everyone has gotten shoveled out from the latest round of snow storms. I can’t remember a winter where we had so many storms, that the weather service has started naming them. It is crazy weather when it More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Momma Said for February 11, 2014

Why does something as easy as falling asleep have to be so complicated?  I wish I could sleep like I did as a child.  No worries creeping up on you just as you are about to slip over the edge of oblivion.  No More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
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Momma Said for January 28, 2014

Wouldn’t it be great if it would snow in color? You could get up in the morning, look out the window and see six inches of beautiful green snow. It would look like spring but you wouldn’t have to mow it. It More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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Momma Said for January 21, 2014

2014 is not looking very bright for me so far. I just had to have my poor kitty put down. She was 19 years old and a big part of my family. That same evening my dog, Bailey, started having seizures. That was a very More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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Momma Said for January 14, 2014

DO YOU THINK IT WILL SNOW? I don’t know about you but I am definitely ready for it to stop. This is winter like I remember when we were kids. It would start snowing in October and snow until March. The almanac More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
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Momma Said for January 7, 2014

I didn’t drop the ball, I missed it completely. Of course, I am talking about the New Year’s Eve Ball. I haven’t stayed up to see it come down for a long time. A new year comes along and it just means we are More...