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    Ruby's Reflections

        Christmas Tree Memories

        An important part of making Christmas special is a beautifully decorated tree occupying center stage in a home or business. As I recently carried...

        Many Jewels in Muscatine’s Crown!

        As the crispness of fall is in the air, I am again enjoying my favorite season of the year. Even though the Thanksgiving holiday...

        Garage Sale Adventures

        I don’t remember there being any garage sales in our neighborhood in the 1950s and 60s, but no doubt there were some. My dad...

        Full, Queen, or King?

        I was about 8 years old when the giant furniture delivery truck pulled up to our front door. It was exciting because I had...

        When the Doorbell Rang

        As a very young boy, I remember racing to the front door whenever I heard the doorbell ring to see who was standing on...

        I’ll Stick with White

        It’s interesting to follow the ebb and flow of popular colors, whether they are for clothes, appliances, cars, or home decorating. If we are...

        The Milkman

        A few weeks ago, while looking for something in our basement, I ran across a glass milk bottle with the name of the dairy...

        Making Room for One More

        Several years ago, we received a phone call from friends saying they were going to be in town the following weekend. It would be...

        The Cleaning Lady

        I grew up in a large, five-bedroom house built in 1912. At times it seemed too small when my siblings and I were at...

        Homesickness is No Joke

        As a Boy Scout, I looked forward to a week of camp each summer and have many fond memories of those days. Invariably, there...

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