Category Archives: Memories

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

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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

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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

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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

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Angel, Miracle, or What? (a true story)

It was Easter Sunday morning around 1962.  My husband was pastor of two churches, 25 miles apart in Iowa.  There had been many services that week, both in our churches and in our communities.  As we were preparing for the … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Visitor, and An Ironic Twist at the End.

This happened to us, in Sigourney, Iowa, somewhere around 1963.  It was a cold winter morning with snow on the ground. Our young children were dressed, fed, and waiting for time to leave for Elementary school.  Andy, our youngest wasn’t … Continue reading

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My memory of my aunt, Grace Scott Thomas

This is a picture of Grace Scott Thomas,  fourth child of Andrew and Bertha Spear Scott, and sister to Ora, Edgar and Prudence and all the other Scott brothers and sisters.  She was married to Arl Thomas whom she loved … Continue reading

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