Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

Large Families Were the Norm When We Were Growing Up

How crowded was your house?

Imagine eight people crammed into a 1200 sq. ft. home. Sound a bit tight? It was! In our home, there were two sets of twins, two single kids, and my parents. Everyone was packed in like a crowd on a subway car, vying for food, water, shelter, and attention. It was a challenge.



“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Mary McGrath

Top writer in humor, short stories, writing, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.