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Monday, January 28, 2013

TRY IT, YOU'LL LIKE IT!


Mother traded piano lessons for clothes with the owner of The Style Shop in DeRidder, LA.  It was fun to be able to pick out new outfits; however, Mother and I did seldom agreed on what should be taken home. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

TEXAS/LOUISIANA BORDER


 I lived right on the Texas/Louisiana border during the Fifties, and felt an affinity for both states; however, when I met and married a certain Texan in 1964, greater amounts of time were spent in Texas.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

FULL SERVICE


Purchasing gas at the neighborhood service station was quite an event since self-service was not allowed.  The attendants took over and did everything thought necessary to keep our car running smoothly.   While waiting, we entertained ourselves.