You should record her memories and pass them on to Society Archivist Grady Kerr. He's in the middle of a project to transcribe the oral histories of many past Society champs and leaders to MS Word format, and I'm sure he'd love to add these to the collection.
(And please include some of yours as well, Mr. Peninsulaire!)
There's more information about this project on page 19 of the Novem ber, 2011 issue of Preservation Magazine available at this link:
Preservation Magazine proofreader and fact checker (aka Grady's
Melodeers Chorus, 2012 SAI International Champion
Capital City Chorus, 2011 SAI Region 4 Champion
BHS wife, mom, and Associate
Barbershop history and trivia lover
--- In email@example.com, "Bert Laurence" <b.laurence@...> wrote:
> I moved into a retirement community in Palo Alto California in March. We had
> a cocktail party tonight and I happened to sit next to a resident who
> innocently asked me: "Do you still sing with that S-P-E-B organization?" I
> said "Yes" and waxed eloquently about how much I enjoyed singing barbershop.
> She proceeded to knock me off my chair with the following: "I was born in
> Tulsa and my uncle helped OC Cash create that organization. We used to have
> backyard parties and OC would come over with all his friends". It was like
> touching history!!
> Bert FWD "The Peninsulaires"