Monthly Archives: April 2013

Stories I remember: Skateboards and Unicycles

The local paper wrote about kids who were “long boarding” down some of our very steep streets, ignoring cross streets and in general endangering themselves or others. It’s a $79 fine if caught. My son had a skate board when … Continue reading

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What were you like as a child?

Interesting question. I have watched my children grow up and my grandchildren reach an age that I can see familiar traits from myself… some of them. But what was I really like? Who knows? Mary, my older sister, was the … Continue reading

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Who is that teacher?

My mother taught school. She kind of fell into it during WW ll. We were attending a small Quaker school and there was a need for a substitute teacher. Since she had taught Sunday School, and subs were hard to … Continue reading

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quilt requests from my preschool teacher-daughter

A year or so ago she wanted an alphabet quilt. I made one with large letters arranged around three sides. That way she could have circle time with each child on a letter, or so she said. Last month, she … Continue reading

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Quaker school

Mary and I attended the Haverford Friends Quaker school for the two years Dad was stationed in Philadelphia. What wonderful memories. There were only 8 kids in my class, all girls. Mrs Clark was our teacher. We played field hockey … Continue reading

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