Tag Archives: Reminiscing

Back in the Day in Fauquier County, Virginia – 1978

The year was around 1978 and as you can already guess, “those were the good old days”. Everything was simpler then, everything was fun. We enjoyed being around friends and family. We were young and carefree. If you see someone … Continue reading

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The Whole Town’s Laughing At Me

Every time I hear that song by Teddy Pendergrass, “The Whole Town’s Laughing at Me”, it takes me back to 1975 and the weekend a Navy buddy invited me to go back with him to his hometown and spend the … Continue reading

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Hard To Find

Factory Worker. Photo courtesy: https://commons.wikimedia.org Stagalee had been working at the gun factory in Midland, Virginia for almost a year by the time Celestia Brentwood Farnsworth was hired there in 1979. Stag ran the CNC machine, milling and boring pistol … Continue reading

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Ten Plus Two More: The Legend of the Rosenwald School (Part 2)

This is Part II maybe you should read Part I first. ************************************************* “There it is!”, Parlo jumped out of the hole he’d dug and pointed. – “There what is?” “What have we been looking for you idiot?” – (Lester, under … Continue reading

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Ten Plus Two More: The Legend of the Rosenwald School (Part 1)

“Ten plus two more.” – “What?!” “Ten plus two more, that’s the answer, ten plus two more!” – “That’s the answer to what? What the heck are you babbling about now?” “That’s the answer to the question the little boy … Continue reading

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A Lesson Well Learned

Every school boy’s dream, every neighbor’s nightmare “FLEABITE DID IT! FLEABITE DID IT!” Bubba came running out of the woods as fast as his little feet could carry him. He knew somebody was going to be in trouble and it … Continue reading

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