TODAY'S NEWS - QUICKIES THAT CHANGE OFTEN

"I WILL NOT FOLLOW WHERE THE PATH MAY LEAD, BUT I WILL GO WHERE THERE IS NO PATH, AND I WILL LEAVE A TRAIL." Muriel Strode -KHS65 class motto.
"The good old days....when we weren't good and we weren't old" Barbara Schwarz Moss 2010
SEE WWW.KHS65.COM FOR 169 PIX FROM OUR 45TH REUNION - CLICK THE SMALL PHOTO FOR LARGER VERSION. See lots of NEW grade school pix!
CHECK THE LABELS, GO TO KIRKWOOD HISTORY ARTICLES & CLICK THE POST ABOUT FRANCIS SCHEIDEGGER'S PIX FOR A GLIMPSE OF A PLACE I BET EVERYONE REMEMBERS - and much more!


MICK MARIETTA IS IN A NURSING HOME WHERE HE WILL REMAIN FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE AFTER A STROKE. HE WOULD ENJOY PHONE CALLS FROM HIS CHILDHOOD FRIENDS TO CHEER HIM UP. His number is 573 885-4500, ask for Mick Marietta. It may be difficult to communicate with him. Mail address is Cuba Manor, 210 Eldon Drive, Cuba, MO 65453.


We seem to all be suffering a common problem these days, WHERE DID OUR LIVES GO? Our brains seem to still be 18, but our bodies are talking a different language. Sarah Orne Jewett puts it much more eloquently than do I:

“Neither of my companions was troubled by her burden of years. I hoped in my heart that I might be like them as I lived on into age, and then smiled to think that I too was no longer very young. So we always keep the same hearts, though our outer framework fails and shows the touch of time.”

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

FRED LYON FOUNDER OF KATY RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Who knew? Awhile back [sorry for being so slow Alan!] Alan Yount sent me a most interesting and timely article about an aspect of Fred Lyon's activities that few of us probably knew about, well maybe you runners and train buffs did! Seems like coincidences just keep popping up in my world all the time! How about yours? Heck, there are no 6 degrees of separation in MY life, maybe two! Anyway, here's from Alan, then be sure to go to the article link:

"Here are a couple of small world stories. I joined the Katy RR Historical Society & just a couple of days after our lunch [in Jeff City, see post] I got my first newsletter. I was very surprised that Fred Lyon was the founder of the Society & very active in it. It has been so long since college [no kidding Alan] but when I saw Fred's picture & read he grew up in Sedalia, I remembered something. Fred & my mother's only brother, H. W. Harris, not only graduated from Smith Cotton High School the same year, but were very close & best friends. In the late 1960s "H.W." came over to Central Methodist University & Fred, H.W. and I had lunch at the Student Union. How about that for a small world story." This is a timely story, as this year is the 20th anniversary of the Katy Trail, and of course, just last year Maxine Lyons Henty was in our midst at the KHS Athletic HOF induction [see earlier post on this]. THANKS Alan for sharing this -
read the article about Fred here.

1 comment:

  1. 1/25/11
    Fred: I am researching 1934 when Katy had a special train from Texas to St. Louis for the
    world series between Cards and Cubs. I was on the
    train with my father. Any info from your side
    regarding this?
    Joe F. Cannon, Baton Rouge, La.
    labus@bellsouth.net

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