One summer Dad had a job in Victor, Montana, building an
It was outside Victor but we lived in Victor at the foot
of a sandy, dusty hill.
One Sunday after Sunday School Vern and I went home in our
church clothes. (My dress was white, of course.) For some
reason we decided to slide down that hill. Needless to say
our clothes were a mess. Dad got out the big wash tub, put
it in the middle of the kitchen floor, filled it with VERY
COLD water and sponged us off. That's one bath I've never
It was at Victor Mother told me I'd be having a baby sister
or brother soon, and I was not to tell Grandmother who was
still in Missoula. Grandmother didn't approve of more than
one child in a family and Mother already had two. Myrtle
was born in November. (1)
08/20/2000 Typed by JA Originals handwritten green stenographer
paper, 9 x 6 top spiral.
(1) Myrtle was born in Nov. 1915.
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