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Bookish All Along 1969

Dinah, age 4, with a book in her lap

Posted on January 19, 1969 at 07:58 AM in Books | Permalink | Comments (0)

probably around 1969 or 1970 1969

Me in the backyard

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My parents in the backyard

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I think that's a fluffy little keeshond puppy in my dad's lap...

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Bliful & I in the backyard

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What an incredibly patient cat.

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Posted on January 1, 1969 at 12:03 PM in Dinah - introduction | Permalink | Comments (0)

Earliest Known Poem 1969

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My mother wrote down the song/poem I was singing to myself at age four and pinned it up in our hallway. [That evidence of early creativity and my family's support for it remained in view there for 30 years]

I thought I planned
A magic wand,
A wand, a wand, a magic wand
But what I wanted was a dawn
But they cannot know when
Because they're not my friends.
The little ones run from side to side
Lie down here, lie down there,
And where, where, where.
Then it is the end.
Then I said I'll go to bed.

- Dinah 1969

Posted on January 1, 1969 at 12:02 PM in creativity, writing | Permalink | Comments (10)

Dinah in the back yard 1969

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[Photo from 1968 or early 1969]

Posted on January 1, 1969 at 12:01 PM in Dinah - introduction | Permalink | Comments (0)

Sometime in 1969 1969

[I either got an immunization against Chicken Pox or I had it, more likely the former.]

Posted on January 1, 1969 at 12:00 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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