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December 15, 2009 | 2,906 views | 50 comments

The day we moved into the Projects, Judy was running the entire length of the apartment building as fast as her little five year old legs would carry her. Mom hadn’t paid much attention to Judy’s running, until she noticed the look of urgency growing on little Judy’s face. Judy was passing mom for the third time when mom grabbed Judy by the arm.

“Judy, why are you running?”

Tears running down little Judy’s face as she cried,

“I can’t find the outhouse mommy! I have to go!”

In search of the allusive outhouse, Judy was escorted inside where she became the first in our family to use an indoor flushing commode. I have to honestly say that I don’t know if I actually witnessed the event or if the event had been implanted in my memories by picturing it happening as the story was told and retold so many times over the years. The first childhood memory that I definitely recall was of the bunk bed.
 
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Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
January 8, 2010 9:40am
 
"...dang those things were good!" Still are. They just cost a lot more.

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
January 8, 2010 9:22am
 
Remember the 'real' drugstores. We had one in SS owned by Mr. Nelson...the best root beer floats in the Universe. And, he had 3 flavors of ice cream....vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate, but that was enough. And, also the ... More ›

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
January 8, 2010 8:49am
 
I miss the St. Hedwig VFD picnics... Now the only time friends and neighbors meet is at funerals. Way to go and thanks for nothing SH City Council!

 
SMCB  
La Vernia  
January 8, 2010 8:18am
 
Remember when meals came from "Mom" and not boxes, fast food chains or prepared frozen? About 4 times a year I would help my Mom "can" veggies, meats, jellies and even occasional wine was made. Dad was ... More ›

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
January 6, 2010 5:34pm
 
Ah yes, the good old days... There are many things from the past that I believe really are the "good old days" but outdoor 'facilities' is not one of them....but, on the other hand it didn't take long to take ... More ›

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
January 5, 2010 1:01pm
 
...when the toilet was outside and cooking was inside! ...paper of any kind was a luxury in an out-house, specially old Sears catalogs! ...getting a drink at night meant going to the cystern outside! ...lights were by ... More ›

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
January 3, 2010 10:11am
 
"....and If I could be sure that Sarah Palin was going to run in 2012 and win!" I'd like to see her run for a Senate seat and win. She needs some more experience, some seasoning of the reasoning. The Senate is ... More ›

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
January 3, 2010 10:02am
 
I'd have a much happier New Year if I was certain that Obama was going to be a one-term President, and that Pelosi and Reid were going to be kicked out of office and if I could be certain Conservatives will regain control of ... More ›

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
December 31, 2009 7:49am
 
"Have a Happy New Years All!"~ RRE

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
December 30, 2009 3:36pm
 
No, it didn't work, MT is probably out of town for the holidays...never fear he'll be back. You know the story about the end of the world and the only survivor is the cockroach...MT has a similar storyline.

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