Childhood Memories Friday: Europe

A couple of weeks ago, I shared some memories of touring with Sound of America Honor Band and Chorus, the summer after I graduated from high school. How about a few more memories of my first trip to Europe? I remember the situation of the photo above very well. We had flown over and landed […]

Childhood Memories Friday: The Clothesline

Did you have a clothesline as a child? I did, in both of the childhood homes I really remember. This photo is at the home where I lived during my teenage years. It shows my Italian penpal and her friend hanging out our clothes during their visit to America. Yes, we gave them a true […]

Childhood Memories Friday: Sewing

Sewing. Did you learn to sew as a child? I did, back in the ’70s, and it sounds so “old school” now. But even at the time, most of my peers didn’t learn to sew. All girls and boys were required to take Home Ec in 7th and 8th grade. We did some basic sewing […]

Jazz Loves Disney

Thanks One2One Network for sponsoring this post. All opinions my very own. How about a childhood memory relating to Disney music: We had the Snow White LP when I was a child. I’m pretty sure it’s still in my mom’s living room; I can clearly picture the cover. I loved this album, and played it […]

Childhood Memories Friday: Nixon Resigns

It’s election season. Most people seem to fall into one of two groups: those who enjoy all things election-related, and those who hate them or don’t pay attention to them. I’m definitely in the former group; always have been. Johnson was President when I was born, but Nixon is the first President I really remember. […]