I was remembering a number of small tirvial things about going to OGHS this morning. Here are a few things I recall. I started school in the first grade, no public kindergartens in 1951. My first grade teacher was Mrs. James. Two things I remember about first grade are the huge oak tree outside Mrs.… Continue reading Memory of the Day: Oak Grove School Trivia
One of the biggest adventures of our young lives was when Lewis and Cleo put their two boys on a train in Greenville, MS to begin a journey and adventure. Not entirely sure of our ages, but figure I was 13-14 and Wayne was 10-11. That summer, mom and dad took us to Greenville to… Continue reading Memory of the Day: The Great Train Adventure
Some of you will know the home I grew up in on the corner of Briggs and North Streets in Oak Grove, LA. There is some question as to exactly when we moved into that house, but I believe it was sometime in the summer of 1958, though we have some paperwork that says the… Continue reading Memory of the Day: There was once a great light.
There was a wonderful place to play near my house. Well it was perhaps a mile or so to the northeast. There was once a grand adventureland with a large pasture, woods, and a pond to explore and imagine all sorts of great deeds. One of our things to do was to take our shotguns… Continue reading Memory of the Day: Adventures in the Woods