Monthly Archives: April 2022

THE FAMILY ALBUM: The first chocolate Easter bunny

Exactly fifty-seven years ago, today, April 18, 1965, I was given my first chocolate Easter bunny by my great-grandfather, John William Garrett Clary, commonly known as Garrett, or his familiar nickname in Elwood, Indiana, “Skinny.” Grandpa Garrett, as you can … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Booster II & Downtown Dayton

CVS, 9:00 AM, I received my second booster. Downtown Dayton feels empty. There’s no busy foot traffic and even the normal street traffic seems subdued. It’s much like a quiet Sunday afternoon. My bus arrived at 8:30 AM and I … Continue reading

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THE FAMILY ALBUM: My parents’ wedding anniversary

April 4th, 1964, my parents, Diana Kay Barmes and Danny Lee Jolliff, were married at Trinity Evangelical United Brethren Church (to become Trinity United Methodist Church, 1968) in Elwood, Indiana. Rev. Roush led the ceremony with Dorothea Woods as the … Continue reading

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