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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Monday, June 27, 2016

Jefferson Hotel, now J Arms, site of our Graduation night party....news

I have long hoped that someday we'd be able to have a reunion at the Jefferson Hotel, now Jefferson Arms, but it was not to be...the property had deteriorated badly and never was refurbished.  This month has seen news of a Dallas - based company, Alterra Intl, which has a contract to buy the building and plans to make it a "new hub of downtown activity on Tucker Blvd."  Check out the story from the Post as of 6/24/15
 - gives renewed hope we could have a reunion there sometime in the future: http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/apartments-and-hotel-planned-for-jefferson-arms-building-in-downtown/article_1e0dbbc1-9869-5e61-9912-08e7291acf13.html I'm not so much into Feng Shui, but maybe that aspect will help make it a reality and we can have a reunion with a bit of Feng Shui!