Category: high school

ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE…

  Rules of the Game  Making Conversation 1963 (Published in the Houghton Lake Resorter, Houghton Lake, Michigan, weekly newspaper) Even the rules change in 56 years. and as a result, conversations change even more. It was my privilege to have a weekly column in our local newspaper, continuing for almost three years. I’ve added a […]

SOME CALLED IT THE POOR FARM- I CALLED IT THE COUNTY FARM ..

I don’t remember what it was I said that day. I must confess, from a very young age I was prone to say things without thinking. Whatever it was, it offended her. I was banished from the County Farm for a year when I was twelve. What a wonderful lady! Mrs. Kelly and her husband […]

PEARL HARBOR

  Tenth Grade English Composition 1951 Mary Anne Whitchurch     December 7, 1941  On a cold, grey morning when the fog had yet to rise; And the seagulls made a flutter like a bird of paradise. The waves were as a rose vine coils in an arbor, Thus began the day  Japanese bombed PEARL HARBOR.   The […]

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