Monthly Archives: May 2010

1966 Mom’s Notes — Pt. 2

Apr. 20. Shower 7:30 — 6th St. N. April 21. K.G. Roundup. Come at 8:30. Meeting tonite at Nelson’s. Apr. 22. Indoor Picnic. Come at 11. Check plates – lg. & other paper goods. Order plates – 2 cartons ordered … Continue reading

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1966 Mom’s Notes — Pt. 1

Jan. 21. Mothers Meeting Iler’s 8p. (Couldn’t make it, company.) Feb. 2. 10 a.m. meeting at Mrs.Nelson’s. Ham, Scalloped Potatoes, Ribbon Salad. Make 2 Ribbon Salads, no green layer. Get centerpiece. Look for napkins. Look for Tablecloth. 2 tall red candles. … Continue reading

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Books – 1965 (Read by Mom or that she meant to read)

My Heart Lies South – Elizabeth Burton de Trevino; Gone Are the Days – W. Bruce Bell; Menagerie Manor – Gerald Durrell; The Whispering Land – Gerald Durrell; Mexico – Erico Verissimo; Mexico Revisited – Erna Fergusson; Mexico Places & … Continue reading

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1964 Mom’s Notes — Pt. 3

Workshop at Henry 7:30. Oct. 13. $65 Refreshments meetings. $25 Spring Round up. $20 Teachers lunch.$25 6th [grade?] picnic. $100 speakers (program expense). $30 Directories. $35 Paper (printing goods). $415 expected from Carnival April 30. 1st General PTA Meeting. $40 … Continue reading

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1964 Mom’s Notes Pt. 2

April 28. Nelsons’ for heading Ice Cream social. Dad’s Nite in May. PTA Board meeting. Bring 2 dozen cupcakes. April 29. 6 p. Bookmobile. May 1. May Day – Lei Day. May 10. Mother’s Day. fly flag. May 16. Armed … Continue reading

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1964 Mom’s Notes — Pt. 1

March 26. Pat – scout troup to Betty Crocker’s. March 27. Earthquake in Alaska. March 31. Washed clothes. Got 6 loads through. Ironed big basketful first. PTA Henry. April 1. Went to Target. $ll.45 groceries. April 2. Potted 4 more … Continue reading

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A Note to the Minneapolis Star Tribune

Congratulations on the price hike! The Strib now costs as much as Planet of the Apes Magazine in the 1970s. But POTA was more entertaining!

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