Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Aunt and Uncle Raska
I know the exact door that they are standing in front of in my grandparents house in Yoakum, Texas.
Uncle Henry ran a shoe store in Yoakum and I can still recall the smell of leather from the many times that we came and went from that store during the summers. Uncle Henry was a very kind man. I have a memory of saying the Morning Prayers together before he went out to work as a family when I stayed with them. I guess we'd all be better off if we stopped to pray each morning before starting our day.
I loved Aunt Sabina so much, too, although she did give me a HUGE spoonful of Milk of Magnesia once when I had a fight with Peter, one of her boys. Gaggggg!!! I guess she thought I was "sicking with something" and it couldn't be Peter's fault. I remember being so MADDDDD about that! ha!