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The Matriarchs of Cindy Drive

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By Janice Pollard Photos courtesy of Janice Pollard In 1959, two women who had separately helped to design their all-brick, ranch-style homes moved into them across the street from each other in what was then a brand-new subdivision
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The Settling Pond

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Disaster Barely Avoided By Wayne Fuller When I was a young child, I wandered away from home frequently. I was the eighth of nine children, and my mother often delegated one of my six older sisters to try
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Go to the Customers

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A Backwoods Strategy By Max Jenkins When I was a kid, I liked to listen to my dad while he was on the telephone, because it was always entertaining. He was the county agent of Idaho County in
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An Interlude

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After All the Changes By Aisha Marie Death has nothing to do with going away. The sun sets, the moon sets, but they are not gone. ~ Rumi   Mom and I didn’t have the closest of relationships.
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Someone’s Gift

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A Small Beaded Purse By Holly Montgomery In winter the landscape outside my windows in Clearwater sparkled in white like a painting on a china plate from a past era. In spring, my home’s interior spoke a different
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The Middle of Nowhere

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Sounds Good to Me By Tom Lopez As a child, I received many Christmas cards from Idaho at our home in Michigan. The first one I can date with any certainty, which arrived when I was eight years
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Her Gnarled Hands

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Life and Death in Downey By Lynne Larson “So you’re from Idaho.” The old gentleman next to me struck up the conversation as we waited for a church meeting to begin in the large western city where I
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