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Red Off the Table

Last week  Joe Chumlea left this comment: “Have you ever heard the term “red off”, as in when I was a kid I had to red off the table after dinner?” —- For years I read the word red or redd in books used in exactly the manner Joe described, but had never heard it used. About a year or so ago I was getting my hair cut and my hairdresser said she told her kids to red up the…

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“My Mama was a quilter. Her quilts are treasures. Treasures filled with memories: I remember her choosing chicken feed by…