Articles written by Helen Depunydt

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Figures Of Yesteryear

Around Christmas time 1921, when Mary Jane and her little daughter of Glasgow were visiting Mary Jane’s parents in Malta, the two came down with the measles. The little girl had black dots over her entire body. Mary Jane wanted a bath for at least...

 By Helen DePunydt    Opinion    May 15, 2019

My Older Sister

Reflecting back, her life was indeed amazing. Upon her husband’s retirement, Hazel telephoned me and informed me that they were en-route to Oregon. Their only son resided close to Portland, Ore., and he had located a suitable home for his parents....


Just for Fun Country Chuckles

Mary Ellen, our number nine child, who had just arrived home from school, strolled through our farm house with an anxious look on her pretty face. She blurted out, “Mom WHEN are you and Dad EVER going to get married?” I went into a state of...


A Montana Story

Sometimes unexplainable events live in your heart and are told to grandchildren eager to hear yet another one of grandma’s tales. One of my South Carolina grandchildren asked for a story. I related to her about seeing the Electrolux (vacuum) salesm...


Listen to the Quiet: Part 5

The Kienitz family now numbered four: Otto, Lizzie and their two lively daughters, blond Leona, nicknamed “Toots,” and the dark-haired Luella, who is known as “Babe.” The members of this family were closely knit and have remained so over the... Full story


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