Category Archives: childhood

Miss Almira Gulch

Miss Almira Gulch terrified this child when she came screaming down the Kansas landscape on her bicycle, little Toto trapped in her basket.  The Wizard of Oz delivered us a wonderful villain.Actress Margaret Hamilton barged onto the flat, sepia farm … Continue reading

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Girl Whacks Ball

Tetherball was a lifesaver in my childhood.  It filled lonely spots on the playground with a zen-like calmness when played alone. Sometimes boys made it a ‘cage-fight-to-the death’ during recesses at Hoover Elementary.   I was one of the tougher … Continue reading

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