We’d always end up at the Jib at Toes. It was a Hub where Surfers and Beach Bunnies hooked up and made dates.

August 17, 1964, Monday. Took Billee and Preston to the show

Lauri and I took my sister Donna and her friend Teri surfing, then drove to her beach … Station 2 at the Santa Monica Pier. I looked so ugly with my hair in rollers and no makeup. Tonight Sandy and Dianne Block and I took my little sister Billee and brother, Preston, to the show to see the Beatles Movie A Hard Day’s Night. It was really good. Sandy and Dianne just love the kids. After the show, we took the kids home and drove down to Toes. We saw Gary Fox working in a gas station and felt so sorry for him we took him to dinner at Tiny Nailor’s. He’s so sweet. We talked about all the bums (guy’s we’re mad at) at the beach. He told us that Doug is going to marry Ann. We went back to Toes and saw Eric Olson. I made a fool of myself at the Jib, trying to figure out who he was. Greg told me Rick likes me.

Saffrons Rule Teri and Donna

My sister Donna and her best friend Teri Thompson were real Surfer Girls

The Beach Boys – Surfer Girl (’64)

saffrons rule station 1

Lauri’s favorite beach Station 2, at the Pier near Pacific Ocean Park.  

saffrons rule rollers

It was a beach I’d be seen at in rollers, but never at Toes in Play Del Rey.

saffrons rule Billee and Preston

My sister Billee 8 years old and my brother Preston 4 years old (the kids)

The Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night film (1964)

saffrons rule gas station

                                                            A gas station in 1964.  

saffrons rule diceMy 1957 Blue and White Chevy hard top with dice hanging from the mirror

Saffrons Rule Tiny Naylors

Tiny Nailor’s in Westchester was a popular hang-out for kids in 1964

saffrons rule flying Jib

But we’d always end up at the Jib at Toes.  It was a Hub where Surfers and Beach Bunnies hooked up and made dates.

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About saffronsrule

Sharrie Williams is the author of The Maybelline Story and a direct descendant of the Maybelline Cosmetic Family. Great niece of Maybelline founder Tom Lyle Williams. Buy a signed copy today.
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