Tag Archives: Reminiscing

A Sight Unseen

“Hey-Lean” Jackson had to tell someone what she’d seen. She just wasn’t sure anybody would believe her. Hey-Lean Jackson knelt at the edge of the woods wondering what she should do. A car had just parked at the end of … Continue reading

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The Strangers Among Us

Sneaking away from the house before Mom found out. One of the earliest memories I have is of my sister, Barbara, and I sneaking away from the house to visit our cousin Annie Ruth. Annie lived just down at the … Continue reading

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A Picnic to Remember

My family and I on one of our many visits to Skyline Drive, that’s me on the right While growing up, our family made picnicking on Skyline Drive, in the Shenandoah National Park, a regular pastime since before I can … Continue reading

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“The Miracle of the Corn”

My old 1961 Ford Falcon looked a lot like this one, I loved that car. Remember that Ford Falcon I told you about in the State Bank of Remington story that I posted in 2013? You do? Well, there’s another … Continue reading

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Charles N. Davis Masonry Contractors

A mason lays 4 inch cinderblock as laborers wait, ready to supply mortar nad block You couldn’t be a black male from the Piney Ridge area of Remington, VA. and NOT work for the Charles N. Davis Masonry Contractor company … Continue reading

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A Friend of the Family

Baby Ray held Bajean’s hand as they watched down the road for Mr. Amos, but he wasn’t coming to see them “Is it time for you to go Mr. Amos? OK, I’ll walk you to the door”. My cousin Clarence … Continue reading

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