Granny C, my mother’s mom, lived in a quaint little house with trees perfect for climbing, screen doors that slammed as we kids entered and exited, the softest beds, the warmest quilts, and just a few blocks from the best soft serve ice cream you could get.
Sitting on the veranda playing jacks with the cousins while the men played dominoes, told war stories and talked about the weather was all the entertainment any of us needed back then. Sounds of the women’s laughter would drift out of the kitchen windows and settle on us like fresh morning dew.
Granny C lived alone, but was never lonely. She had a t...
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