Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sorry guy, but wearing black pants, white socks and black shoes at the beach in 1964 was a CHOP ON YOU!!

April 11, 1964, Saturday. Hula Hop. Met darling boy and forgot Howard, so glad I went. Pearl and I went to the beach, we ditched my cousin, Big John because John was wearing black pants, white socks and shoes on … Continue reading

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$30.00 worth of Maybelline in 1964 would be about $250.00 today

April 10, 1964, Friday. Saffron Stomp, we made about $150.00 (Hope Howard comes, bet he won’t.) As soon as school was over Marilyn and Angie and I went to MGM Studio. Granddaddy came riding out on a bicycle and gave … Continue reading

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My grandfather a 55 year veteran at MGM and my great uncle, the owner of the Maybelline Company both helped me with my raffle for the Saffron dance.

April 9, 1964, Thursday. I’m doing a lot for the Saffrons dance. Real hot today. Real excited for this dance. Sure hope all the boys come, especially Howard. John called after school to find out where the dance is at. … Continue reading

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I guess I expect guys to be my slave, or I treat them rotten.

April 8, 1964, Wednesday. Glad I saw Dave, now he’ll tell Howard Was real hot, should have ditched today. Boring day. After school came home. Mommy was in a bad mood and so was I. Linda came over and told … Continue reading

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I’m not interested in the rich boy at the estate across the street. Hope he doesn’t bug me.

April 6, 1964, Monday. Ditched School Made my mind up, I wasn’t going to school today. Got up late, got dressed and left the house at 10:30, but didn’t go to school, instead went to Shelia’s. She’s pretty fat and … Continue reading

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The very minute I’m well, I’m back on the hunt, creating high drama. I can’t help falling in love with him.

April 1, 1964, Wednesday. I’ve been driving for one year. Didn’t sleep again all night. I just can’t eat or drink a thing without throwing up. Trying to find a position to be free of pain, but it’s hard. I … Continue reading

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I’d give anything to be a normal healthy girl.

March 30, 1964 Monday, Sick. Called Marilyn to tell her that I was sick, so she drove us to school. I get sick every six weeks. Doctor’s can’t find an answer. I guess I’ll never get well. I want to … Continue reading

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Too much reality was depressing. I guess I just wanted to live in my own fantasy world

March 28, 1964, Saturday, Sad Day. Sick Well I’m sick again. Can hardly believe it. I’m so depressed. I feel like there’s nothing to live for. As soon as I’m well I’m sick again. We got some terrible news from … Continue reading

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One minute I’m on a Pedestal with my nose in the air, the next wanting to crawl home incognito

March 27, 1964, Friday. Glad to get home. Well I’m sick again. Didn’t sleep all night. Woke up sick and in a daze. Had to fix breakfast. Couldn’t eat. Wanted to go home, but didn’t think I could drive. I … Continue reading

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I was a “Cool Guy Snob” when it came to dating

March 26, 1964, Thursday.  Bored, wish I was home.  Nobody good here in Crestline.  Feel sick. Marilyn opened the curtains at 8:00.  I had to get up and fix breakfast.  We asked Mrs. Q, our Chaperon, if we could drive … Continue reading

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