Category Archives: Childhood memories.

Remember who you are!


When I was a little girl growing up in San Pablo, California in a working class neighborhood,  my Mother would say to me:   ” Remember who you are”.    There were a lot of Tar Paper Temporary Housing, wartime  … Continue reading

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My Parent’s Love Affair …by Michael Gartner


  This is a story of an aging couple Told by their son who was President of NBC NEWS. This is a wonderful piece by Michael Gartner, editor of newspapers large and small and president of NBC News. In 1997, … Continue reading

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Sailor Daddy plots our course, Route 66 and beyond with a house trailer Part three.


Sailor Daddy was not lazy.  He worked a lot.  He did not lay about.  He worked on the house.  And when that was finished he built us a house trailer.  They bought a new Frazer Automobile in 1947 to tow … Continue reading

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My Daddy was a Sailor and went to Sea….Part One..


My Mother and Father came out to Richmond, California from Oklahoma to work in the Shipyards during the war.  They left their wheat farm to make the big wages in the shipyards.  My Father was a welder and a tool and die … Continue reading

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MY SAILOR DADDY…(Continuation)


  My Mother married my step-father when I was four.  I remember we went to Boston and lived one year.  I went to kindergarten there.  We lived in an apartment, near several cousins.  We were enrolled in Dance lessons with … Continue reading

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