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Pooh Pooh and Little Mary Ficken

I have been sharing stories this summer about my very unique grandmother, my Pooh Pooh.  If you haven’t already figured it out, she is quite a character.  And if I haven’t conveyed it well through the stories, she is a very pessimistic, troubled woman. And I love her. Pooh Pooh is, indeed, the type of person … Continue reading

Pooh Pooh and the Basketball Team

  I do not know when this story takes place.  I know my Pooh Pooh was a teen, and I know it was a very different time from today. Pooh Pooh and her twin were very good athletes.  They played for their school’s basketball team.  They were star players and they were champions. They always … Continue reading

Pooh Pooh and the Holiness Girls

It has been a few weeks since I have shared a Pooh Pooh story… and this is one of my favorites. Pooh Pooh and her twin had very short hair and dark skin.  They were very plain and very poor.  And although I think they are beautiful, they seemed very much the forgotten wallflower. When … Continue reading

Pooh Pooh and the Chain Gang

I have already told you that my grandmother is a unique individual.  Because I have already told you the story, I will henceforth refer to her as Pooh Pooh.  Today’s story is how my Pooh Pooh helped an inmate escape. Pooh Pooh was born in rural Georgia in the 1920s.  Of course, just like any … Continue reading


I thought it might be fun to write a little about my maternal grandmother.  She is quite the character.  I had once entertained the idea of writing book(s) about her life… and maybe that could still come to pass.  They would definitely be an entertaining read!! I guess I have to begin with her name. … Continue reading