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Looking out my Backdoor - To the tune of, "Will you still love me, when I'm 95!"

I went to Oconahua to Jane’s birthday celebration for cake and homemade ice-cream. Ninety-five full years. From the stories Jane has told and from stories her daughters told with great glee, that woman was a pistol. She’s still a pop gun.

She lived fully and outrageously, a registered nurse, from NYC to Alaska to Washington to Mexico. In what order, I don’t know. There are chapters I’ve not heard.

Jane is Michelle’s mother and has a casita on Ana and Michelle’s land a short ways from the Big House.

Michelle is her primary care-taker. Ana is taking nursing classes, in order to be a better-educa...

 

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