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Do you miss someone? I do. A new song tribute to Mawmaw Margie.

  View this email in your browser Jeni Hankins  Born-in-the-bone twang.  – Sing Out This month, I've had Mawmaw Margie on my mind. Her birthday is the fourth of February and she died back in 1991 on this day, the 23rd of February. So, this year she will have been gone for thirty years. That hardly seems possible because she is so present in my life – in the shape of my fingers, in my temper, and in the crimp in my hair. Mawmaw Margie was a real character who wore polyester slacks and was always laughing when she wasn't cross. I liked to sit on her kitchen countertop and eat bowls of cereal with my special spoon in my special bowl. She always seemed to be washing dishes or hanging out laundry on the line. She kept our dog Snooker's gall stones in a jar in her buffet sideboard. Her hair was often in curlers covered by a hair net, so she seemed forever to be preparing for an occasion that never came. Billy Kemp and I wrote a song about her called "Mawmaw Margie in Heaven&

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