About Life in the 50’s and Retired Ruth
Blogs I Follow
- Childhood Memories of growing up in the 1950s and 1960s.
- The Brick House
- Enchanted Seashells by Princess Rosebud
- Sean of the South
- Writing By Laura
- Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings
- Writing and Illustrating
- The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog
- What's Nonfiction?
- Grab the Lapels
- Fatima Fakier
- Roth Poetry
- Smorgasbord Blog Magazine
- Seoul Sister
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Monthly Archives: September 2012
There were a lot of things from the 50’s and 60’s that I would just like to forget. Like …. hair. How you had to wash your hair and set it with rollers and sit under a plastic hood … Continue reading
My knee hurts Time for surgery.
Auction day at the farm where my mother and her siblings grew up. The farm sold to strangers. We were taking the last look at the upground cellar where we used to sneak pickles when we were kids. Bittersweet … Continue reading
I first spotted it from the corner of my eye…. On the patio Buzzing my Forever Plant blossoms. Briefly landing again and again. Returning with the camera, I stood so still waiting for it to land again. But it escaped … Continue reading
Setting: Dirt floor basement at the bottom of a steep set of stairs. Sunny breezy day. Clothesline supported by 2 rusty iron bars. Circa 1960 Props: wringer washer, extension cord, buckets, clothes line and clothes pins, wooden dowel rod, … Continue reading
Much needed rain comes too late.
A couple of summers ago I discovered an idea for a sunflower house. To begin, a rototiller and able bodied operator are very helpful. Three sides are enough, because you need to have an entrance! A few weeks later, the … Continue reading
Year Sixty Two …. What to do?