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By Jill Brubaker Reigh
Hollidaysburg Correspondent 

Too Much Stuff

 

February 28, 2019

Jill Brubaker Reigh

This German plate, tea cup and saucer are keepers from Jill Brubaker Reigh's mother. Beside it is an African Violet Jill planted in a tea pot. It sits on the bay windowsill to bring daily happy memories of the violets her mom grew in her bay window in Altoona.

Yesterday, my adorable neighbor girl came knocking at my door. She announced proudly that she was selling "stuff" and wanted to know if I would buy something.

Just a couple days earlier, she was walking down my driveway on her way home from a friend's house after school. After chatting a moment, we agreed that when Spring came, we were going to do something fun together. We were probably both thinking this fun time will include ice cream!

Though many decades separate us chronologically, we seem to be in a common mindset these days. When she proposed that I buy some of her stuff, I actually...



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