As far back as I can remember Christmas has been the apex of holidays for the Grants. Birthdays were not big events until Kellye Sue was born on Halloween after which birthdays (hers) and Halloween became festive events in the Grant household. My love for Christmas carried on to my adult married life. The… Continue reading Memory of the Day, Christmas Edition
Memory of the Day: Hi folks, I’m back. I am on a hiatus from my MOD in order to try to pull these stories into book form, but every now and then I get an urge to share a memory with my friends. This one comes with an apology to all of my friends who… Continue reading I Love a Parade
I entered college in the fall of 1964. I am pretty sure I have noted in other stories that I was not really ready for college. I had done well in high school and even had 4 years in the Beta Club (B average students). Sadly, high school came pretty easy for me so I… Continue reading Memory of the Day: Geology Field Camp and How I Got There
As my Memories of the Day go, this one is very long, but most of it is about book reviews. Thought I’d share some of my favorite books and why I like them. I am shamelessly targeting my friends in the library science field, Celia Newton and Sheryl Sinche. If you are in that profession… Continue reading Memory of the Day: About Books
Memory of the Day: This is my dad, Dr. Lewis Grant, DC. My dad loved music. As a child he did, briefly, take violin lessons, but had to drop them pretty early on because of finances. Later he collected sheet music. Dad didn’t really read music later in his life. I think he always was… Continue reading The Music in My Life…my dad the musician.
OK, to be honest, we didn’t have a sandlot so that is just a metaphor. What we had was the lot in back of the First Baptist Church. For some reason, I had a concentration of friends near there. Technically, there was no place in Oak Grove where we couldn’t walk if a few minutes,… Continue reading Memory of the Day: The Sandlot Gang
Memory of the Day. OGHS has had many glorious seasons since 1963, but this is the team that started it. This is my memory of how it came to be. If yours is different, post it. Coach Woody Boyles came to OGHS about the time I was in 6th grade. Could have been 5th… Continue reading In The Beginning: A Football Story