Priscilla’s World

Where did you go on vacations as a child?

Vacations As a Child When I think back over my life I am amazed that when I was small we had few “vacations.” Our summer drives across hot, dusty Oklahoma roads to the Texas Panhandle was our summer fun. Our mother’s mother, and aunts and uncles all lived in or...

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What was your first boss like?

MY FIRST BOSS WAS AT THE CITY SWIMMING POOL I am a bit puzzled about whether my first boss approached me when I was a sophomore or junior in high school. However, I remember what I was hired to do. Arkansas City had three swimming pools at that time. There was a...

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A SMALL, FUNNY LOOKING BICYCLE

I don’t remember how old I was, but not very old I am sure. We had entered milk tabs, I think, and gone to the local theatre. They were pulling tabs out of a container, and each tab pulled won a bicycle. I don’t remember how many bikes were given away that day. All I...

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My Memory of the Years That Have Slipped By

I had just finished reading Bill Tammeus book about the death of his nephew Karleton when the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York in 9/11. About the time I finished that book Donna Ziegenhorn sent me an email about a program on interfaith...

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Memories With the Generations

I gaze with nostalgia at my bedroom wall Minnie and her siblings pose in an antique maple frame  Where will this 1870 group go when I move for the last time?  A black & white checked dress on eleven-year-old Minnie is so  old-fashioned  Many...

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