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Archive for January 2019

Tubby Girl

I was pregnant when Joe and I married. Not many young couples could have been less prepared for parenthood than we! Dreams and plans flew out the window when we discovered that, not only were we in love, but that I was “expecting.” Passion had prevailed over prudence! What next? I waved goodbye to a…

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Big Brothers

It was 1936 in Miri, Sarawak, Borneo, and my mother was expecting her second child. My big brother, Bill, was a sturdy four-year-old who wanted a baby brother to play with. Imagine his disappointment when he learned that Mum had given birth, not to the expected playmate, but to a baby girl. YECCHHH! Mum loved…

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