Category Archives: memoir

Winter 1978

Unusual, for us, stormy weather in January and February of 1978. This did cause some difficulty for me getting to work in Allentown due to drifting. Home repairs and improvement included putting a new relay in the furnace. That was easy. A harder task was getting up on the roof chipping ice from the flashings and repair interior water damage to the floor in place. Marge and I went to a local dinner theater a few times and also to a local production of “A Dolls House” Very pleasant. Marge’s sister Pat, fiance Adam, and her children Kathleen and Scott paid us a visit. Ingrid and I went to dinner on her birthday and to the movie “Close Encouners” Continue reading

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January 1978

Marge and I work together on some home improvements in our kitchen. We also joined the church choir; another activity we both enjoy and pleasant together. I went to two utility conferences speaking at one of them. We were plagued by ice storms in the fall but managed to cope with the power outages. Indoor camping one might say. My Mom visited us from her home in Plattsburgh NY which we all enjoyed. The fall season visits us with the flu, though not too seriously. We look forward to the coming year including a trip to Georgia during Easter vacation time. Continue reading

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September 1977

Trailer traveling from PA to FL. To the Tampa FL area in July. (NO A/C on the trailer…THINK about that!!) It was my wife Marge’s wish to take some spoken Spanish classes with some people she knew. We both learned some about the life experiences each of us had. Very Good. Very positive. So if you want to go on the road, please join us here. Continue reading

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June 1977

A family memoir of summer life including travel, learning, children and Marge driving the car and trailer down south. Continue reading

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May 1977

The sunny South, land of Tara and “Gone with the Wind”. Also, Live Oaks and Spanish moss. Our annual Spring vacation where we went to get a head start on spring in PA. The Civil War, aka War of Northern Aggression, started here. View a Park Service video of Fort Sumter history. Join us. Continue reading

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March 1977

Another family memoir, this time in March, 1977. Our vacation plans for a trip South. A sick pet and an orthodontist for Ingrid. Join us. Continue reading

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February 1977

Our family life in Eastern Pa in early 1977. Our children, our day to day lives over 40 years ago. Continue reading

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