Posts Tagged Okie memories

Mr. Uhles’ Store

( I honestly don’t know how Mr. Uhles put up with us. He ran the neighborhood store that was exactly 79 steps from my best friend Steve Madden’s house on Nebraska Street. We went there so often we wore a trail along Berry Road. We loved his store, but we hated his asphalt parking lot. […]


Thanksgiving Thoughts From Down Under

    I’ve been thinking about the Okie Thanksgivings of my youth in the 1960’s. And Dying Down Here in New Zealand, where it is just not the same, turkey notwithstanding. I really miss the “Turkeydays” of my youth, when you pulled the drapes shut tight to keep the bright sunlight out as you camped […]