Monthly Archives: August 2015

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Scooter Boy… or not

Scooter Boy… or not Hey Sonny… how old are you? While standing in the middle of our gravel road on Stanford out in front of my house one day, a car pulled up and a man leaned out his window saying, “Hey Sonny… how old are you?” I [...]

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Edsel B. Ford Elementary

Edsel B. Ford Elementary the new Boomers, and Fran and Al It could have been predicted, and perhaps it was, that 5 years and 9 months after the Second World War ended, our school systems would be overwhelmed with new little earthlings all ready [...]

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The Driving School

The Driving School There was a driving school at my Uncle LuLa’s house but he knew nothing of it. We hadn’t owned a car while living in Detroit and one really wasn’t a necessity. Turns out we got along well with just having a wagon and (for [...]

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My Uncle LuLa

My Uncle LuLa “He’s a Travelin Man” Shortly after my 10th Birthday, and my Grandma Hart’s funeral, I swapped houses and roommates. Moving from 32nd Street in Detroit into my new home on Stanford, in Dearborn Township, I acquired a new [...]

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