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February 16th, 2015

Church Without Doors

  Clara May and Frieda practiced their faith in everyday life, not just on Sunday and other religious days. They carried it with them out the door, not like some in town who put it in the pew pocket when they replaced the hymnal. I was honored to know them (or people like them) when […]

February 1st, 2015

Clara May Wilson

I’m Clara May and you might think May is my last name because very people call Miss Wilson. It’s usually Miss Clara May. Before retiring, I taught high school English. They call me a spinster because I’ve never married. To me it’s a disparaging label. I’m not some crabby old maid who spends her life […]