Di Has Stories…

(and they’re all true)

x365/78: Dave C. April 26, 2009

Filed under: Before School,Grade School,High School,Junior High,x365 — Diana @ 5:07 pm

My grandparents’ neighbor, known for his collection of cars that he moved to keep out of the sun and covered in towels, huge family, beautiful lawn, and ability to never have a job.


x365/77: Mrs. Jacobson April 25, 2009

Filed under: Grade School,x365 — Diana @ 5:05 pm

While I remember almost nothing of her teaching, I do remember that she used her fake arm as both a weapon and an instrument to constantly pull her nasty wig back into position.


x365/64: Rick E April 12, 2009

Filed under: Grade School,High School,Junior High,Roaring Twenties,x365 — Diana @ 5:40 pm

New at our school in sixth grade, and was just the hottest thing I’d ever seen in his little preppy pink shirt. Was later on The Bachelor, and was even hotter grown up.


x365/62: Ms. Z April 10, 2009

Filed under: Grade School,x365 — Diana @ 11:03 am

I had wanted the other first grade teacher, but ended up being glad to be in her class. She was the first adult I ever saw with braces, and remembered me for years afterwards.


x365/60: Ms. S April 8, 2009

Filed under: Grade School,x365 — Diana @ 11:00 am

Boho grade school librarian that really loved books and taught me how, too. Let me read the “big kids” book a full year before everyone else was allowed. Knew a reader when she saw one.


x365/59: Dad April 7, 2009

Filed under: After 30,Before School,Grade School,x365 — Diana @ 7:27 pm

Sitting with me and brother, with my other brother on stage, said, “This is about as happy as a man has the right to be.” Sorry about that 22 years. They weren’t your fault.


x365/54: Grandpa April 2, 2009

The glue of our family, the one that made us all be respectful.  Laughed until the tears ran silently down his face.  “I’m standing strong now, cause I once sat on  your knee.”