It was a different time when I was growing up In the forties and fifties. We didn’t have much first-hand information about disrespect, but we knew a lot about “respect”. Start with the flag, you know the one; stars, stripes, red white and blue?Remember when we stood up when the Star Spangled Banner was played… Continue reading RESPECTFULLY YOURS?
“I don’t remember what it was I said one day. I must confess, from a very young age I was prone to say things without thinking. Whatever it was, it offended (her). I was banished from the farm for a year when I was twelve.”
Ahead were only dreary, boring days and years of waiting to get “old.” There was nothing new to do nor places to see or ROADS to travel.
But the best of all things that my two eyes can see,
Is the sight of “Old Glory” as she waves in the breeze.
Remember the promise to beloved schoolmates?
“Our class will be different.
We’ll keep in touch and we won’t forget.”
Tenth Grade English Composition 1951 Mary Anne Whitchurch (Tuck) December 7, 1941 On a cold, grey morning when the fog had yet to rise; The seagulls made a flutter like a bird of paradise. The waves were as a rose vine coils in an arbor, Thus began the day Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. The… Continue reading PEARL HARBOR