My First BIcycle

My First BIcycle

I was about five or six years old when we started saving the caps off of milk bottles. I don’t know whose idea this was…and I am not sure if I even realized that we were saving bottle caps for a reason.But finally, the day arrived when we were to go downtown to the...
Wentz Camp

Wentz Camp

My best friend at church, Rebecca Loucks and I went to Wentz Camp every summer for years. Wentz was outside of Ponca City Oklahoma and was a fabulous camp. There was an amazing swimming pool, lovely stone cottages holding twelve folks in each, and a wonderful tower to...
Where did you go on vacations as a child?

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...
Memories With the Generations

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...