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Coonridge Digest: The talk of old-timers

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from the Ridge.
Grandma was always talking about her pajamas. At least that’s how it appeared to me when I was a youngster running roughshod around her cookie-infused kitchen. It seemed like she began every sentence with, “I have a nighty…” I wondered why she kept reminding me of what she wore to bed.
Years later I learned that was Grandma’s short-cut for “I have

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