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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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

HOW MUCH DO RESTAURANTS INFLUENCE OUR MEMORIES?? CHECK THIS OUT

A big thank you to Polly Burtch for sending me this link this afternoon, on a day when I am working at my desk, and began by working on finding a KHS65 classmate.  Talk about nostalgia.  Here is the main one we Kirkwoodians may well remember, I sure do!  I lived in Des Peres 11th and 12th grade and after for awhile, so passed by Lindbergh & Manchester, and went to that Parkmoor often.  When the Clayton and Big Bend one was torn down, I lived just about maybe 1/2 mile or so west of it - I remember the rubble well!  As I looked at the photo of the interior of 'our' Parkmoor so many memories rushed in...I know they will for many of you too...

But there is more - go to www.losttables.com for a huge menu of pictures of closed restaurants.  The memories of my parents, my boyfriends, life events, friends, and so much more come rushing back!  I told Polly I will likely count how many are shown, then how many bring back memories...I'll bet it's a large percentage, but I suppose maybe that's cuz I'm so old!  We're NOT going to have a contest of who actually ate at the most, that misses the point, the memories are....

THANK YOU POLLY!  A great way to think about our history!

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