Tag Archives: Mayme

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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Pausing to grieve the loss of my grandmother, before the Miss Culver City Coronation

July 31, 1964, Friday. Ernie got I an accident Washed my hair and laid in the sun, than to my surprise Ernie called. He just got in town and asked me out. I said OK because we are such good … Continue reading

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A year ago tonight at 8:00 my Mayme died. It was the saddest day of my life…I didn’t want to live without her.

March 9, 1964, Monday. Mayme (my grandmother,) and I were so close. I’ve dreaded this day. She died a year ago. Sad day. Had Laryngitis so bad I couldn’t talk all day. Everyone knew I got it from Howard. We … Continue reading

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