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Jaine Treadwell

Where’s Lil’ Orphant Annie?

On the Halloween nights of my childhood, Eunice would look off into the darkness the sun had left behind and say in her slow, low ... Read more

4 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Horrors of Oct. 31 past

Of all the holidays of my childhood, Halloween was my very favorite. Ghosts, goblins, haints, witches on broomsticks, howling black cats, devils with pitchforks and ... Read more

4 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

That’s Nall, Folks!

Rubin, Rubin, I’ve been thinking what a dull world this word be if the “characters” were all transported far beyond the Norther Sea. Read more

5 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

The day it rained squirrels and snakes

Sometimes, there’s a story that’s too good not to be told. However, for whatever reason, there’s no teller for this tale because the cat got ... Read more

6 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Taking turns: A hard lesson learned

In my child’s heart, all I wanted was a horse. A horse of my own. Read more

6 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Memories of Maybell and me

My car had the hiccups so I took her – Billie Sunday – to the car doctor. Read more

7 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

The raft of God is comin’

As a young boy, Civil Rights leader and Georgia Congressman John Lewis would preach to the chickens. That story was told many times during the ... Read more

7 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

John Lewis’ ‘listening ear’ was a gift

While still a young man, John Lewis became a nationally recognized leader. By 1963, he was dubbed one of the Big Six leaders of the ... Read more

7 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Just how much is $1 trillion?

Many years ago, the City of Troy installed a new water tank that contained an almost unbelievable number of gallons of drinking water. Read more

9 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Memories of tramps and kindness

At first thought, the tattered man standing at my door was a tramp. Hat in hands and his eyes cast downward. Read more

10 months ago by Jaine Treadwell.

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