I'd Rather Roll Than Rattle: A Collection of Humorous Stories.

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I'd Rather Roll Than Rattle

Way back in the day, words like fat and obese were not used to describe a lady who was overweight. The usual adjectives of choice were: stout, portly, or rotund. My grandma Kingston was most definitely in that category.

She would get a bit miffed when someone would call her status to her attention. But she would really react when she saw a woman who was inordinately thin. It would flat make her mad.

Just look at her: a bag of bones! When she walks you can hear her rattle. I'll tell you this for sure I'd rather roll than rattle!

She lived to be 92 and never did rattle!

Hence, the books title.

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About the author

Liz Kingston Bettle was born in Pecos, Texas, and grew up on a ranch west of Balmorhea. She graduated from Howard Payne University and is certified as a chef, floral designer, and secondary school teacher.

Mrs. Bettles husband of forty-seven years was a pilot in the Marine Corps. Since his retirement, they have lived in Lampasas, Texas. They adopted two children and have three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

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Jul 16, 2010
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Biography & Autobiography / General
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