At the beginning of the summer of 1980, we packed up a moving truck and started on our journey from South Dakota to New Jersey. This was the third cross country move in the span of a couple of years. Our arrival was met with […]
This week Tell A Memory Tuesday includes a blizzard, holidays and fun. October 31, 1979, started out like a pretty normal day. Sara was excited to dress up to go “Trick or Treating.” It wasn’t much of a costume but she had fun with her […]
Lying in bed in a new place, in the dark, with the thunder booming and lightning flashing, was a bit frightening. Eventually I fell asleep and must have felt much better by morning.
It’s time for Tell a Memory Tuesday. As I mentioned last week, our rental house in Jacksonville, Florida, was not without problems. One of the worst was a roach infestation. We were used to seeing roaches in Florida, but not this many at once. They […]
This installment of Tell a Memory Tuesday finds us having a new adventure, and not just one adventure but several within that year – moving, finding a doctor, hospital woes, new baby, rental house. A Moving Adventure In the summer of 1978, when […]
Welcome to the next installment of Tell a Memory Tuesday! This week is about my love of playing the piano and the pleasure felt from God. It’s told from the piano’s perspective and shows the progression from the beginning when I was a little girl. […]
Last week, I told about our dog’s mischief along with winter and summer adventures. This fifth post in the Tell a Memory Tuesday series begins with Autumn of 1977. Steve began another year of teaching. My friend, Sandy, asked me to take care of […]
In this fourth post of Tell a Memory Tuesday, I’ll share the antics of Mel, our mischievous puppy and share winter and summer adventures.
We had to call our friends to pick her up, because Steve needed to be with me. They had never met my mother, and we had no way of letting her know. This was before cell phones. They left to meet her, armed only with a picture. Eventually they found her and made it to the hospital while I was still in labor.
I do remember we stopped on the opposite side of the road to hop out, run across the footbridge and get into our car. This made it almost impossible for anyone to follow us. But I don’t remember actually getting into the car, though of course we did!