Nancy Puckett

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Nancy Puckett

I'm a grandmother living in Decatur, Georgia. My mother was a writer and two of her grandchildren have followed in her footsteps. I try to exercise my brain as much as possible.

Stories by Nancy Puckett

For many years, I never thought much about retirement. I was too concerned about the present—how to pay the bills and put three girls through...
My daughter and I visited a National Historic Site that we would have missed had she not been invited to speak to a genealogy group on The Southern...
I once worked at a church, and sad to say, the doors were locked at all times. To enter, one must ring a bell and then someone would determine...
Times change, and I have become acutely aware of changing times since the birth of my granddaughter, Celia, eleven months ago. All day long I’m...
Lost in the mist of time is the reason my mother was called Dodie. She wrote out recipes for my daughter’s first Christmas with her...
My husband discovered a treasure while rummaging around under the sink in our garage apartment in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. We were newlyweds...
Does a day honoring our mothers have to be so commercialized? There are entire Web sites devoted to selling stuff for Mother’s Day, which has...
When my husband died thirty years ago, I was a mother of three. I needed a job. I needed a job with a future. I was working part time in a private...
When I told my colleagues that I moved into a basement apartment they wondered what went wrong. How did a nice middle class former homeowner end up...
My ‘93 Ford Escort is a dependable car. I have no complaints. Well, maybe a few. I’ve had it towed three or four times, but none of...