During the Great Depression, we had enough food so my family didn’t starve. However, sometimes toward the end of the week we had just tomato soup for dinner. I wasn’t allowed to walk around the neighborhood because it was unsafe. I could go on the sidewalk but that was the only place I could go. I liked rollerskating, but not with those special shoes, there were attachments and you clamped them onto your shoes. I got married in 1943 to MacDonald Hoyle Jones and my son Ken was born in 1947 and I adopted 2 girls named Rosemary and Gina from Mexico in 1970. I went to the California State University at Los Angeles. I also went to USC for my masters degree. I then became a librarian
During WWII I didn’t fear so much although we had rationing, but we were afraid for all the men overseas. There weren’t many young men on the street. If they were young and male and on the street there was something wrong with them. We called them 4F. Which meant that they weren’t fit enough to join the army. If you had flat feet, you weren’t able to be a foot solider. One of my cousins died in the war. I was very sad. He died on the very last years of the war. I was especially sad because he was an only child. He was in the Air Force. The thing that I am most proud of as an adult is my career as a librarian, The other thing I’m proud of but isn’t something I did, is having a loving family. I personally would like the blog to know that I love to travel and I’m happy I still can.