Pink Houses

From the heart of our beloved Suzanne Conner.

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Memaw's houseThis is where a part of me still lives, in my hometown, in my late grandmother’s childhood home. I love that the palm trees and bridal wreath shrubs are still there lining the driveway. I love that the grape arbor still produces scuppernong and black grapes and is the perfect height for children since my great grandmother was a tiny woman. There are many secrets, and tears, and laughter still in these walls, I would love to explore it and just sit on the front porch and drink a glass of tea in this stifling heat of August in North Florida. I don’t know why I am so drawn to the past here. I try to live in the moment and not look back all the time, but I feel very drawn to this house and the surrounding property that we used to live on. I dream about an old…

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