Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Everyone! Hope you are having a wonderful time and we will share more memories after the holidays.  Please send me some of your memories of growing up, what you liked and, maybe, some of … Continue reading

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More Snow, More Memories

It continues to snow, rather heavy for a while late yesterday afternoon. Right now there is still snow on the lawns and decks but the road were cleared and we were able to get out and down to the mail … Continue reading

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Winter is definitely here!

It snowed again last night and the lawns are covered with snow.  The temperatures are not that low, so the snow will melt again in the afternoon.  It makes me glad that I can afford a modest house with central … Continue reading

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Winter is here!

Winter is here . . .  the first snow is falling.  Some of my friends are spending January in Mexico to get away from the ‘dark, damp days’ we have here. Others are snow birds who leave for Phoenix for … Continue reading

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Young years growing up

It seems that my years from age 10 to 13 were so full of life and friends and changes. My family moved from Wasco to Lamont the spring before I turned ten. I stayed in Wasco for a couple of … Continue reading

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Ages 10 through 12

This residential development, where I lived when I was 10 through 12, was located about twenty miles southeast of Bakersfield, on land carved out of farmland at an intersection of two main county roads one mile north of the city limits of … Continue reading

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Childhood Years Remembered

I remember my years from ten to thirteen as very significant. Until age ten, we mostly lived out on a farm, rather isolated, and any friends were the kids that we saw in school. The summer I turned ten, my … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise Prompt

Our “Friendly Writers” group, we sometimes  write from assigned prompts. Here is my attempt to the assignment called The Lie. I didn’t mean to lie. I never mean to. It just seems to pop out of my mouth whenever anyone … Continue reading

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Message from Milton Krieger

Hello! Some people receiving this note have no idea who I am or why I’m getting in touch.  Others know that I started a book on the history of local jazz in 2006, and wonder what’s  happened to it. A … Continue reading

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Even More December Birthdays

More December birthdays of important women in U.S. women’s history. December 16, 1901 (1978) – Margaret Mead, renowned cultural anthropologist, author, lecturer December 17, 1853 (1945) – Harriet Taylor Upton, joined suffrage movement in 1890 when converted by Susan Anthony, … Continue reading

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