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The attendant from the Gas station we viewed from our apartment window came over and knocked on our door telling us we had a telephone call over at his station. For the life of me, I could never figure out how my husband’s mother who lived in
Our one room apartment with the wall bed was no place to take in company, but they said not to worry as they had made arrangements to stay with Bea’s sister Hazel until they could find a place.
A few days later our cousin Billy dropped by to chat and left a newspaper that he had finished reading. He had been looking for work and the page was open to the want ads. I picked up the newspaper and discovered an ad for a one bed room apartment for rent in the neighborhood that was my husband’s old stomping grounds. Our church was near by and his Aunt and Uncles place was in walking distance.
We quickly drove over to the apartment and the kind landlord was willing to take half a months rent which was all the money I had. We moved the next day, with everything we owned in the back seat and trunk of our car.
Time passed and Bea and LD arrived in
My mother-in-law looked at me and then softly said, “So am I.”
“So am I.”
Can you think of times you would also like to say those words?
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