In November, 2002, our family’s finances were in a horrible state, as they had been for most of that entire year. We were going to be hard-pressed to find a way to have any kind of a Thanksgiving dinner, let alone get through the rest of the month. A local radio station in Flint, MI, … More An Especially Thankful Thanksgiving
On October 25, 2014, I was all settled on my couch with my blankie, Kleenexes, remote, Vitamin Water, snacks and my cigarettes, all at the ready to enjoy the ancient rivalry between my beloved Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans in their annual football slugfest. I had been feeling quite icky for the past … More Those Damned Wolverines Gave Me a Heart Attack!
My mother married my father when she was 32 and he was 43. She had worked as a telephone operator for almost 11 years but she gladly quit so that she could be a wife and a mother. She told me many, many years later that she had been very afraid that she would end … More The Scar on My Right Palm
When I was five years old and in kindergarten in early 1961, my mother took me into downtown Flint, Michigan to see my first movie, “Where The Boys Are.” I still have very clear memories of many things about that movie and of the movie theater we saw it in. I was so awed by … More My Very First Movie
In 1969, when I was 13 1/2 years old, my family (me, Dad, Mom, my younger brothers, Keith and Eugene) took a trip in our brand new Buick Sport Wagon to New Madrid, Missouri where my dad had grown up and lived until he was in his 20’s. Our new station wagon was nice. It … More Our Trip To Missouri and The Car Accident
Almost 400 years ago in 1620, there were several families who wanted to have a better life for themselves and their children. So they got on a big boat called The Mayflower and those families sailed across the large Atlantic Ocean from England to America. These families were called The Pilgrims and they had a … More OUR THANKSGIVING FAMILY STORY
Jeneane’s Eulogy to My Mom November 25, 2014 (I held up my book) This is the 1st volume of my commonplace book. A commonplace book is someone’s personal collection of quotes, poems, or even graffiti that inspired them or made an impact on their life. I began my commonplace book while I was in junior … More Jeneane’s Eulogy for her mother, Margaret Behme