I am reposting this blog since it is apple picking time in Maine. The recipe for Aunt Edna’s Apple Dumplings is the best – because she was the best! I hope you enjoy.
and, confessions of a new mother.
This past weekend I baked Aunt Edna’s Apple Dumplings in memory of her and my mother. I miss them both very much. Aunt Edna was my second mother and took care of me from infancy through my elementary school years. This story is about apple dumplings and my mothers.
Aunt Edna, Cousins Connie, Lee, Howard and me (1955)
I recently found a birthday booklet titled “1951 Pages of Time” that my mother gave to me 20 years ago. It shows prices of things in 1951, such as
loaf of bread….@ .16
gallon of gas..…@ .19
gallon of milk…@ .92
In this birthday booklet are pages for your personal memories from 1951. Here are my mother’s memories-more like confessions of a new frightened mother.
“We were married 4 years, 1 month and 17 days before you arrived. Your Dad was away deer hunting but he…
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