Posts Tagged Okie memories

Mr. Uhles’ Store

(WARNING: reading this blog could give you hypoglycemia)   I honestly don’t know why Mr. Uhles put up with us. He ran the neighborhood store that was exactly 79 steps from my best friend Steve Madden’s front door on Nebraska Street. We went there so often we wore a trail along Berry Road to Mr. […]


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 […]