Personal Memoirs


1968: A Personal Memoir: Presidential Politics

Part IIIb of a multi-part series [The author and his pal, Fred Lancaster,  had  agreed on the “inevitability” of one of them being elected Student Council President. The Very  Fabric of the Universe was threatened when a  girl, newly arrived from a military base overseas, decided to test the Pre-Ordained Order of Things.] Mary Wolak’s family lived on 25th Loop …Continue reading →

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1968–A Personal Memoir: Van Buren Junior High School

Part IIIa of a multi-part series At school, life was humming along with the usual start of the year energy, but made all the more intense for me as a ninth grader. How had I arrived here so fast? There was quite a lot to be done as a ninth grader and if ever a class took ninth grade with …Continue reading →

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1968–A Personal Memoir: Life in the Duke City

Part II of a multi-part series. In 1968, my family lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico,  at the then-semi-secret installation known as Sandia Base, a place I have referred to as “the ultimate gated community.” We attended Albuquerque Public Schools both on and off the base. In 1968, I attended Van Buren Junior High School at 700 Louisiana Boulevard SE, very …Continue reading →

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