The Old Elevator

Harvest methods may change but the feel of harvest never does.  The 1960s brought the same anticipation, worry, relief if you got a crop, grief if you lost one, the same scurry to find help, sneezing, endless work clothes to be washed, the same hasty runs for parts,...

Autographs got pretty silly in the 1930s and. 1940’s, at least in my mother’s autograph book!  In 1946 mom’s niece Betty wrote, “Yours till the kitchen sinks.  Yours till Bear Creek has cubs.  Yours till butter flies.” A 1933 entry...

So So Cool!

As an elementary student in the 60s my life revolved around school.  In the May blogs I will recall the many adults who made our community work.  If you have an opportunity, visit the Kelver Library in Byers…the reference section has some interesting reads...

Quack Quack Quote

I’m wondering if autograph books are a thing of the past.  Did you have one? I know I sure did…our high school yearbooks were even autograph books.  I remember how much fun it was when everyone received their New Year book and scrambled to get their...

Black and White TV

If you remember the flood of 1965 you will also remember some other things about this time of your life.  We were all looking forward to watching The Red Skelton Show, Green Acres, The Jackie Gleason Show, Daktari, Bewitched and Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. on our black and...