You might need an extra blanket tonight.
Your grandmother’s jewelry will be yours someday.
You have a job, go to work, and there are things you expect for it.
Away from any lights, the stars seem to triple in number. They’re closer to the earth, too, and shinier. When you’re outdoors, you also hear things you don’t hear at home, and once you’ve read “Under the Stars” by Dan White, you’ll wonder why you don’t go camping more often.
You spent a fair amount of your childhood hollering stuff like “Hey! Look at me!” because nobody likes to be ignored. In fact, as in the new book “Britt-Marie Was Here” by Fredrik Backman points out, being invisible is the worst thing of all.
You never have to darn your socks. That was a weekly chore for Grandma but when you have holes in your socks, you go buy new ones. You don’t have to settle for just three channels on TV, either, or just one local grocer, but in the new book “Dimestore” by Lee Smith, you can read about someon…