Author Archives: karenblopez

Thanksgiving some are better than others

November 27, 2015 Now I am not one to label days good or bad. I have an aversion to that because most days consist of both good and bad events and it seems unproductive to label an entire 24 hour … Continue reading

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The Lousy Housekeeper

The Lousy Housekeeper Someone who has been in my house exactly one time, (I was not even planning on having guests. Do I already sound defensive?) told a friend of mine that I am a lousy housekeeper. This morning I … Continue reading

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Dueling Aunts

This story was written as an assignment for Story Circle. The assignment was to write anything about tables. I have so many thoughts about my family and tables, it was hard to choose. However, this story came to mind. My … Continue reading

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Certain recipes bring back memories!

Mom’s Recipes My mother worked in the kitchen. I mean she really worked!! Sometimes making the evening meal (we called it supper in the South back then) could take up to three hours. Most of Mom’s recipes did not require … Continue reading

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Grandfather

Carol was only 9 years old but she knew the way to her Grandmother’s house and knew she was allowed to go there all by herself. Once there, she also knew there were store bought cookies in the bottom drawer … Continue reading

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What would you do??

Lois and her best friend, Vicki, were sitting at an outside table at a restaurant in downtown Somerville. The two friends were sharing a late meal at about dusk on a summers’ evening. Because it was late by Somerville standards … Continue reading

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Short Story about you!

If anyone reading this blog wants to be in one of my stories, just post a memory you would like to share. I promise to write a short story about your memory!! If you prefer, just write a story and … Continue reading

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