Old Fashioned Humor

I was starting to clean the garage at my folks’ house and found a manila envelope in my dad’s handwriting that said JOKES.  It is all from the 1960s, funnies cut out of different publications, simple innocent silly puns, and a few pages of one liners he...

Phrases from the Ages

Things we used to say….dig deep and try to remember some sayings of the 60s.  My friend and classmate Liz Bitzer commented on me writing “Toodles” to end a letter, so thanks to her we are all going to be coming up with things we used to say.  I knew...

Riders of Kiowa

If looking at the picture above of the scrapbook makes you want to see it, I don’t blame you one bit!  Vickie Blain Northcutt had stored this scrapbook and also a Riders Of The Kiowa Adams County 4H scrapbook in her closet forever, and she kindly loaned them to...

Field Trips

I have been busy booking field trips for September and October.  Doing so inspired me to remember field trips we took in the 1960s.  The first one I recall was a bunch of us going to Tachahara’s carrot operation, left on the Hoyt Road and 4 miles or so north. ...

Beat the Heat

Now it’s time to hear some of your favorite memories from the 60s…lets narrow this down to summertime in the 60s.  I really can’t think of one thing I did not like about my life in this era, so there is much for me to share about what I DID like. ...

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,...