(This story by a contributing author brings me back to the days of spending the night with my cousins in the country. What great times?) MEMORIES by Bob Doherty When I was a young boy growing up in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during World War 2, I was very lucky. There were six houses on one block […]
Author: Bob Doherty
Aunt Phyliss was unique and I loved her dearly
My Aunt Phyliss by Bob Doherty My granddaddy, Mike, had nine children; four boys and five girls. My grandmother died before three of the children were old enough to take care of themselves. Since the oldest girl had married before her mother died the duties of the woman of the house fell to the second […]
Saturday was once the best day of the week – Do you remember days like this?
Saturday, The Best Day of the Week by Bob Doherty When I was a kid Saturday was the best day of the week. Not only was I out of school but it was the day I went to town. Most weeks I had a dollar to spend. Part of the dollar came from my allowance […]