Category Archives: Family

The Happiest Time of my Life

There were so many happy times in my life, that it is next to impossible to pick one.  But I have decided on one from my early childhood, and then I will briefly mention a couple of others. It was … Continue reading

Posted in 1930, Christian Faith, education, Family, Geneology, Holiday, Memories, Music | 4 Comments

1936 ~ 0ur New Car

It was 1936. I was not quite four years old. Dad and Mom had purchased a brand new car, a pretty blue Ford. Our old Franklyn that someone had to turn a thingy in front well and run back, jump … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Life in our times. | Tagged , | Leave a comment

When I was a child at girl scout Camp Tapawingo, in the San Diego mountains, one of my lifelong friends decided to b…e funny, and put a whole bunch of dried up leaves in my bed for a surprise that … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Life in our times. | Tagged | Leave a comment

Beulah Scott Fry and Family–Part 2

As we begin this part of the story, Beulah and John are still in their family home.  Their children are off with their own families.  Betty Ruth and Ross Banks with their children had moved to Seattle where Ross had … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Geneology, Memories | Tagged | Leave a comment


Andrew Gallant was a friend of my parents.  He taught music in Pacific Beach Elementary School when my Dad was principal there.  As a child , I never thought any more about it.  But that man on the sidelines of … Continue reading

Posted in Band, Cats, Community, Family, Life in our times., Memories, Music, People | 2 Comments

A Woman of Faith, A Woman of Valor, My Mom, Prudence Scott Dugger

She was a pretty woman and she was a smart lady.  She won a full scholarship to the university of Arizona when she graduated from High school.  But she chose to marry her high school English teacher instead.  The man … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Faith, Community, Family, Geneology, Life in our times., Memories, Organizations | 2 Comments

Is This Man My Cousin?

It was the strangest phone call.  This woman, a Chiropractor from Arizona was searching for her Father-in-Law’s birth mother.  He was ill and had always wanted to know who she was.  This lady had started with his birth certificate and … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Faith, Family, Geneology | 1 Comment