Snippets From the Past – Mar 12

Snippets from my five-year diary. March 12. *1970 (age 12): Hot Dog Day. Walked Pepe. Not only did I get to eat hot dogs, but I also walked the neighbor’s dog and made $2.00. *1971 (age 13): Fri. Spelling test got none wrong. This was a big deal to me. The night before a spelling […]

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Snippets From the Past – Mar 9

Snippets from my five-year diary. March 9. *1970 (age 12): Went to school – Monday. Mrs Allen asked me how my slumber party was. Got an “F” on one of my papers. Mrs Allen was my 6th-grade teacher. She was awesome and always cared about her students. Getting an “F” on a paper. Hmmm. I […]

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Snippets From the Past – March 7

Snippets from my five-year diary. March 7. *1970 (age 12): Happy Birthday. As one of my presents – no chores all day and night. Had a slumber party for my birthday. I got from Cindy – Magic Mushroom Stationary, Vicki – a card and candy. Mom – Tape, Miss Lollypop cream sachet, Dad – a […]

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Snippets From the Past – March 2

Snippets from my five-year diary. March 2. *1970 (age 11): Went to school. It’s Monday. Nothing like stating the obvious. I can feel the “Oh man, it’s Monday, blues” coming through the page. *1971 (age 12): TUES. Gym day at school. 5 days till my birthday. At school for gym we played dodgeball. One of […]

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Snippets From the Past – Feb. 25

Snippets from my five-year diary. February 25. *1970 (age 11): Allownace Day $2.00. Walked Pepe. Vicki came over and walked Pepe with me. Allowance Day! (Note, I did figure out how to spell it by next year’s entry.) Only $2.00 a month. Walking Pepe netted me $2.00 also – one day I’d make what my […]

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