…they say, is paved with good intentions. I began a project like this four years ago and, while I did have good intentions I got sidetracked and never got further than beginning. I’d like to think I have more incentive now. In these four years past, I’ve lost the voices of both Mom and Dad, and, while I remember much of their history, there is so much more I would have liked to hear. So many questions that remain unanswered.
Will Durant offered this: “Let us, before we die, gather up our heritage and offer it to our children.” So…as I begin the trek into my 71st year, I make one more attempt to follow his advice.So…as I begin the trek into my 71st year, I make one more attempt to put some things into some manner of prose about my boyhood in the 1940’s and 50’s.