Tag Archives: Beach

There’s nothing worse than being told to “Bug Off” (“Needy Chick!”)

  October 15, 1964, Thursday. We called Byron and Jack and hung up. Was dead tired from staying up all night and bleaching my hair. Only got 6 hours sleep. After school I came home and went to sleep. Later, … Continue reading

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Westchester Surfers think they’re God’s gift to Women!!!

  October 14, 1964, Wednesday. Jack has changed! (Dr. Martin Luther King awarded Nobel Peace Prize.) After school I came home and went swimming with my sister Donna and her friend Linda Klein. I did my hair. Some boy’s called … Continue reading

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Saffron Hell Week, Pledges had to beg UCLA Fraternities for cigarettes

  October 13, 1964, Tuesday. Took Saffron Pledges to Gary’s and Jack’s. After school I came home and went swimming for two hours. Went to a Saffron Meeting at Linda Klein’s and put Pledges in a room with a tape … Continue reading

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Trying to stand up on my sister’s Mozelle surfboard in the pool, was a real challange

  October 12, 1964, Monday. Went in our new pool. A lot of kids were mad or surprised when I showed up in school today with my real hair. No more wig! Some actually think I dyed it back blond … Continue reading

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with our new pool, our house became known as Grand Central Station!

  October 11, 1964, Sunday. Went in the pool as soon as I got up. Sandy and Dianne came over, but left to get their bathing suits. I laid in the sun all day. Pearl came over and went swimming. … Continue reading

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Our new pool put me back on “the most popular girl at Culver High list”

  October 10, 1964, Saturday. Went to Long Beach for a football game. XVIII Olympics in Tokyo. Went in the pool for the first time. It’s so small I hate it. I can walk in the deep end and my … Continue reading

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My third High School friend has to get married!

  October 9, 1964. Friday. Patty Rodriquez had to get married Today is the last day I will wear the black wig. I convinced some more people it was my real hair. I’m scared to face them Monday with the … Continue reading

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Stuffing 11 Pledges in the back seat of Sandy’s car, kicked off Saffron Hell Week in 1964

  October 6, 1964, Tuesday. Saw Dave Kendal at Toes. Today I wore my black wig in a new style and this convinced a lot of people it was real. After school, Sandy my sister Donna and her friend Linda … Continue reading

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A deathbed vow to my grandmother, gave away the secret of my black wig

  October 5, 1964, Monday. Wore black wig to school People almost died, some liked it, some didn’t. I told them I cut my hair and they wouldn’t believe it, especially Lauri, Bonnie, Angie and Vicky, so by the end … Continue reading

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Some competitive Saffrons are happy I’m no longer the cute blond with a long ponytail

  October 4, 1964, Sunday Laid out in the sun, it was 97 degrees. Tried to get my face tan. Sandy Block came by and we took my sister Donna and her friend Teri to the beach with us. Sandy … Continue reading

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