Category Archives: 1970s

When I Started This Blog…

forEVER ago – I was inspired by cleaning out boxes. Yep, digging through that stuff of mine that has followed me all over the country. We all have them, those childhood memories I need to part with (if I listened … Continue reading

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Snow Day(s!!!) 2013

I’m a teacher. I like snow days. I haven’t had a snow day in 2 years. I was like a teenager with a crush on a boy, sitting by the phone (actually refreshing the district website every minute), waiting for the auto-alert … Continue reading

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7 Months to Go!!

Yep – Kate is getting married 7 months from today – thank goodness for those 31 day months, because it’s actually 7 months and 2 days. What have we accomplished? Her dress has been selected, ordered and is being made … Continue reading

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Reminiscing…

The day is almost over – darkness is creeping in and here I sit. I have a habit of trying to escape to where was I X number of years ago or only X more days/weeks until (fill in the … Continue reading

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July 21, 1974 – the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!

Sunday, July 21 A rather busy day! I had coffee & my milkshake (dieting…again and always) for breakfast, and then went to church with dad. The sermon was rather short today (always a plus). When I got home, Cathy had … Continue reading

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I finally have my OWN sewing machine!

This has been an interesting day for St. Louis (we broke a record for a high temperature of 108°, but without humidity it feels just like Phoenix instead of the Bahamas), an interesting day for the country (Supreme Court decision) … Continue reading

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41 Years Ago..Summer Started in Moraga CA

June 21, 1971                                                                                                               Sunny 50 – 70º We left at 5:00 on the dot for a summer (well, 10 days) in Morgaga (sic). It was foggy and cold in the beginning so Cyndy and I slept until our first pit stop. … Continue reading

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