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How many people are in family?

Main Piece: Informant: There is one grandma, two mom’s and two daughters and one granddaughter. How many people are in the family? Interview: Oh, shoot, my brain is running slow. How many? Interview: Three. Because the grandmother, uh, two mothers: the grandmother and the mother (2), two daughters, the daughter and um . . the… Continue Reading »

A Mom’s Lullaby

“Lullaby, Don’t you cry, Go to sleep my little Meowser,   Close your eyes, And start to yawn, Sweet dreams until the dawn   Lullaby, Don’t you cry, Go to sleep my little Matt   Lullaby, Don’t you cry, Go to sleep my little Meow.”   This is a lullaby that my mom used to… Continue Reading »

Nightly Bible Stories

Here my informant recounts a tradition she shared with her Mom in childhood: My mom used to… We had this old book of Bible stories, but they were kid versions, it was like, our kid Bible which our grandma bought us, and so we’d read a story from that every night and that was always… Continue Reading »