Tag Archives: Playa del Rey Los Angeles

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

Posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Little Sisters, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It was the girls who forced the Lost Boys to leave Wonderland and grow up

  October 8, 1964, Jack didn’t call. Talked about Jack all day with Sandy. She was going to come over and talk to him when he calls, but she had to go to work. He didn’t call anyway, so Pearl … Continue reading

Posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Having no responsibilities in 1964, made it fun pretending to be independent.

  September 13, 1964, Sunday Drove to the Valley to go to Bob’s Big Boy, but didn’t find a boy for me. Slept until 1:00. Pearl had to go home because there was a Saffron work day at her house. … Continue reading

Posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UCLA’s Fraternity Row was the place to be seen in the Fall of 1964

September 11, 1964. Friday Pearl and I have our own apartment for a week. Went shopping with Pearl, my sister Donna and her friend Teri Thompson and my little brother Preston. Grandaddy gave us each $20.00 to lay away stuff. … Continue reading

Posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Little Sisters, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If I only had the perfect boyfriend my life wouldn’t be so sad!

  August 30, 1964, Sunday. Had a temperature of 104 degrees Was sick all day. I wonder if Howard is as sick as I am. He got mad at me last night because I acted so dumb at Denny’s. Like … Continue reading

Posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Little Sisters, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Westchester California band was known as the Crossfires in 1964, before becoming The Turtles.

  August 29, 1964, Saturday. I was with Howard and was at the dance with the Crossfires in Westchester. Was sick all day, but finally went to our family friend’s the Whieler’s for the night. I went to the dance … Continue reading

Posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s hard to believe in the goodness of life when I’m sick so much

¬†August 28, 1964, Friday. Sick again Woke up sick. Guess I’m in for it another two weeks. That means 4 weeks out of my Summer. Hate this Summer, it only brought me unhappiness. No fun, just sad nights. Why couldn’t … Continue reading

Posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fabian, Shelley Fabares, Peter Brown, Barbara Eden, Tab Hunter, Susan Hart and James Mitchum in, RIDE THE WILD SURF

  August 27,1964, Thursday. Saw Howard with a girl. Stayed all night with Pearl. Couldn’t sleep. Just kept thinking how great it was walking into Denny’s with a boy and ignoring Howard. He kept looking as us but, I didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in 1960's Surf Culture, 1964 High School Diary, Chick Secrets, diary, Little Sisters, Maybelline Girl, memoir, REALITY BLOG, Southern California 1964, teenage reality blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment