(me, at grandmommie's
new, mustard-yellow monte carlo...
looking "sexky", of course:)
today has been a beautiful day on the lane. after, several days of heat indexes above 100 degrees, i walked out with maggie and could actually breathe. we walked out to the middle of the front yard, and there was actually a cool'ish breeze...
it was amazing!!!
it immediately took me back in time:)
i was standing on my grandmommie's front porch listening to seals and crofts' song, "summer breeze", coming from the stereo streaming through the screened windows.
i was twirling around the wrought iron that surrounded the porch...
"can we play 'mother-may-i'???"
"ok, let's play '1-2-3 red light', now:)
"let's make clover necklaces and bracelets...
"show me how to get the honey
"where are my foster grants???
(lol, i've always been sooooooooooooo "sexky"!!!)
i wished i was as old as my aunts
(i was the only child on my dad's side of the family for seven years!!! he had a BIG catholic family. i had six aunts, uncles, a cousin, and a grandmommie that were "all mine" for all those years... i was soooooooooooooooooooooooooo blessed!!!)
i wanted to go out on their dates with them. i wanted to wear their wedge heels (i wanted them to fit). i wanted to talk to my boyfriend on the rotary phone with the
they did a very good job at making me think i was one of them!!! they put their earrings in (i wanted pierced ears like they had soooooooo badly, but mom made me wait until i was 12!!!) they would paint my earrings on with their eye-shadow!!!
i had an incredible childhood
what was your childhood like???
oh, how i hope it was 1/2 as good as mine!!!
i love you, my dear friends:D
love and blessings,
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