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December 16, 2012 – 3:09 pm | 17 Comments

Childhood memories are vivid, almost indescribable in their detail, and impossible to forget. A Christmas memory I have is that of a black velvet dress  a family friend gave to me for my seventh Christmas.
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Maybe it skips a generation?

Submitted by on April 19, 2010 – 4:20 am6 Comments

My mother is descended from a race of people who are compulsive clean-freaks.

The stories of my great aunts who each had their own personal broom and dustpan are legendary.

These people cleaned things. Every. Day.

And liked it.

Sadly, that part of my Cuban ancestry must be recessive.

A big THANK YOU to my husband, Eric, for understanding that about me. I love you, too.

(previously posted at MBFCF)

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