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Frances Dawson Woodruff

WHAT MY MOTHER IN LAW TAUGHT ME

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These are some of the things I know to be true about my mother-in law: She believed without a doubt that her four sons were perfect.  And even if they weren’t, she never said otherwise in public. She taught me to set up the coffee maker in the evening so all you had to do was push a button in the morning. The definition of a 1950’s era lady, she wore her Revlon Moonrise Pink lipstick at all times.  Like most of us, she was never fully satisfied with her hairdo. Her signature saying, “It only takes a minute,” applied as equally to doing four loads of laundry or whipping up a steak dinner, as it did to driving from…

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