The Aunts often pulled the sprinkler out for a mid-afternoon dip when the heat was oppressive and we needed entertaining.
grammar school in the 1940s, “Yes, one day Sister took me out into the hall, whacked me on the arm with a yardstick and I screamed, ‘You are the Devil’s stool…
They were well-dressed women, always making sure the purse, shoes, and jewelry matched. I recall they both checked their lipstick before they left the house
What I like about the video is that with one lovely song and many good pictures, I feel I’ve learned something about a life
I learned more about Aunt Melia’s life through the newspaper clippings and photographs I unearthed from my Aunt Claire’s archives
In fact, on the last night the Phoebe Snow went through, the conductor gave her this lamp.