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Me & My Teddybear...
by Ed Matlack

Saturday, November 18, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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circa: July 1958

I would still have him today,

If parents did not throw him away,

From birth he was mine,

He went with me everywhere, for me that was fine…(still is)


My grandparents there in the picture,

She made the best home-made tapioca pudding,

I remember little about my pop-pop,

Though he met his end after blowing his top…


That picture taken on the old Sea Isle boardwalk,

I do remember making pictures on it with chalk,

Finding money in the sand after tourist season,

It gave us all to put up with the “shoobee’s” a reason…J

© ed 11/18/06

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Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 11/18/2006
3 more months and I will be born...HA! I just had to say that...
This is so cute~ and you look so sweet with your little teddy bear!
We called our grandfather Pop-Pop also! Great memories shared~
Love and Peace~
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks 11/18/2006
Reflective memories that bring to light our treasures. I loved my teddy bear, too, Ed. Had it for nearly 60 years, then the sliverfish got to it.:`(

Such a comfy read...

Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 11/18/2006
I too had a teddy bear, his name was friend and my constant companion...I don't know why parents throw out the best things, for mine too met the garbage or junk sales...I never did know. I guess they think that when they are worn and covered with stains, a sewn arm, or a limp neck that there job is complete...but I am sure that if I still had him today...he would adorn my other treasured keeps...thank you my friend for this write...I hadn't thought about Pal in many years.
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 11/18/2006
Part of your footprints hugged within a photograph of memories.
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 11/18/2006
Let me buy you one for Christmas ;) How do we remember our toys!!! Victor
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 11/18/2006
God bless...sweet little looks so innocent...and shy!!

Thanks for sharing Ed!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by CJ Heck 11/18/2006
What a heartfelt rememberance, Ed. The photo is a treasure! You've captured the whole essence of the Teddy Bear and what it and your grandparents meant to you.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 11/18/2006
AWWWWWWW your teddy

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