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That was sweet of her. I never bother trying to repair my underwear. I don't use them as rags either. I just toss them when they get too holy.
By: PT Dilloway on September 2, 2016
I think I remember this post, or did you write something else about Grandma and the laundry? Whatever the case, it's a beautiful story. Love, Janie
By: Janie Junebug on September 2, 2016
She didn't believe in waste. Nice of her to do that.
By: Alex J. Cavanaugh on September 2, 2016
What a beautiful story.
By: Lisa on September 2, 2016
Noting that she lived through the depression. She knew the importance of being resourceful. Doing what she did for family is born out of love.
By: Daniel LaFrance on September 2, 2016
I love this story. I watched it u fold as you told it. R
By: Rick Watson on September 2, 2016
This was the most heartwarming underwear story I ever read!!
By: fishducky on September 2, 2016
Wonderful, sweet story Stephen. I am enjoying some smiley tears here.
By: Arkansas Patti on September 2, 2016
awesome Grandmother! a very sweet story!
By: Kathe W. on September 2, 2016
Great story, and nice to hear you tell a softer side of your mom.
By: cranky on September 2, 2016
You had a very special grandmother.
By: messymimi on September 2, 2016
Wow. What a special lady and a great story. Always leave your blog with a smile on my face. Thanks Stephen.
By: Mr. Shife on September 2, 2016
I could use a grandmother like that! Laundry is a big chore - how nice of your grandmother to help out like that.
By: Pixel Peeper on September 2, 2016
I'd say that went above and beyond the call of duty.
By: Kline on September 2, 2016
Good thing there's no such saying as: "Don't cry over patched underwear." Because I just did.
By: Val on September 2, 2016
This brought tears to my eyes. Your grandmother was very much like my mother. She was a wonderful seamstress and mended all my clothes when they became worn because she know I couldn't afford to buy more. Your story is beautiful.
By: Marcia @ Menopausal Mother on September 2, 2016
What a kind Grandma you had. Growing up in the Depression will teach you to be very frugal. That's when my mom grew up too. I wish people nowadays had more respect for used items and didn't throw so much away. It's a shame.
By: Lexa Cain on September 2, 2016
so sweet. that she did that and that he kept them.
By: Ellen Abbott on September 3, 2016
By: TexWisGirl on September 3, 2016
Nice story. What made her cry, gave me a knowing and sympathetic laugh.
By: Tom Sightings on September 3, 2016
What a lovely story!
By: The Bug on September 3, 2016
Awww....what a nice story. :)
By: scott park on September 4, 2016
That is sweet! Frugal too! What a wonderful memory.
By: Tom Cochrun on September 4, 2016
oh Stephen, i have tears.
By: Fran on September 6, 2016
Ack, Steve - your story is squeezing the tears out of me! Oh, my heart!
By: jenny_o on September 6, 2016
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