Grits and Purls

Spinning yarns about the grit of life

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me A Harley Road King in the garage On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me Two Milton Red Hawks And a Harley Road King in the garage On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me …

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When I was a little girl, I loved dressing up for Halloween, but inevitably the weather would turn cold October 31, and my mom would make me wear a coat over my Halloween costume. I hated that. I couldn’t figure out how anyone was supposed to see my costume if I had to wear a …

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This Saturday my daughter achieved one of her most important developmental milestones as a Wisconsinite: She had her first Cream Puff at the Wisconsin State Fair. My husband had an unexpected day off this past Saturday, so we assembled a well packed diaper backpack, loaded the “all-terrain” Radio Flyer wagon into the back of the …

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