ON THE BACK BURNER

May 13

I am so glad that I can read. That opens up an entire base of knowledge. My Mother went to night school when she immigrated to America. You have to give her a lot of credit for that. She could read, write and do math. If I couldn't read,or even if I didn't enjoy reading, I can't imagine what my life would be like. I remember going to the Nix Library in New Orleans since I was in kindergarten . It was a bleak,dreary library.But I got my first library card there. Then we moved "uptown" and started going to the Latter Library on St. Charles Ave. I remember walking home from the library one afternoon and a man started following me. I went to the front door of one of those large mansions and ringing the door bell because I was scared. The maid let me in and I stayed there until I felt like I could walk the rest of the way home. Now, I bet ,the police would be called, or the maid wouldn't have opened the door for me. I don't know why I didn't call my daddy for a ride home. But back to reading. I need to thank Andrew Carnegie for building such beautiful lending libraries for us.

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29.08 | 13:45

Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

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31.07 | 07:02

Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

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Everything sounds so wonderful Leona. Venice will seem boring . I would want to move to Portownsend where the kids are living. All sounds great . Is there?

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That lavender sounds very nice!

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