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Tales of Mom 8

  Heartthrob, Red, Pa, and the stranger   Meanwhile, the times get hard. To supplement the family income, Pa takes a side job; and he supplies his employer with some items fresh from the farm. Nellie use to walk the … Continue reading

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Tales from Mom 1

  The Chicken Feathers By Trudy A. Martinez As darkness dissipates the rooster crows, Nellie Mae awakes. She raises her head from an overstuffed pillow, one she personally fills with chicken feathers in her earlier years. Ma said when she … Continue reading

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Grama’s Birthday

Grama’s Birthday Posted on October 7, 2007by gramatrudy Grama’s Birthday by Trudy A. Martinez Today is not my birthday: that day passed weeks ago but here stands Elijah and Charity, wishing me happy birthday, handing me a present, asking me … Continue reading

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No Where to Run

No Where to Run Posted on December 4, 2006by gramatrudy Nowhere to Run   By Trudy A. Martinez Reassuringly, little voices whisper dramatically, “It’s okay, Kit, we’re not going to hurt you.” Kit, my flame point white Siamese cat, is … Continue reading

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Armed with Feathers

Armed with Feathers Posted on June 19, 2006by gramatrudy Armed With Feathers By Trudy A. Martinez I came up pillow in hand.  Resounding agitations arouse not only me but also my anger.  With a fury, I hurl the pillow in … Continue reading

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I’ll be on Top!

I’ll be on Top Posted on June 18, 2006by gramatrudy I’ll Be On top  By Trudy A. Martinez Half asleep my eyes open.  A rolling motion startles and awakes me.  Looking at the clock, I note the time: 4:35 A. … Continue reading

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I Voted. Have You?

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Let me introduce a character in my life.

This is Sparky.  I call him the “The Poppy Field Master”.    Sparky is such a beautiful dog. He looks so regal.  His black fur glistens from the refection off the golden poppies. He is quite a character.  He follows me around during the … Continue reading

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Supreme Decisions

Supreme Decisions The following article was published in the “Inyokern News Review” as a letter to the editor in October 1990.  The letter was written in response to the unnecessary death of a young girl.  The question then was whose life … Continue reading

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Grama’s Birthday

Grama’s Birthday By Trudy A. Martinez Today is not my birthday: that day passed weeks ago but here stood Elijah and Charity, wishing me happy birthday, handing me a present, asking me to open it, gleaming with joy from anticipation. … Continue reading

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