That must have been so weird--the "under the desk
I remember that here in Richmond, Virginia the
craze was bomb shelters. Many people invested in them,
building a basement shelter or placing one in the
yard. Bill Kittrell noted in one of his e-mails when a
member inquired about a property he had purchased that
there might be an underground bomb shelter on it.
Mama figured that a bomb shelter only ensured that
one would die of the fall-out later if he escaped the
Therefore, she did not even consider building one.
--- Dani <doverton1@...
> I will check in my mother's photo albums. Her
> brothers and sister also went to Winterville High
> School, and I will check. Where is the Winterville
> Museum? I would want to go there next month.
> Yes, Elizabeth Edwards was my second grade teacher.
> In 1963 it was the Cold War scare, and we used to
> have drills and Mrs Edwards and all students would
> get under their desks. Of course, being only seven,
> I didn't know what the problem was.
> Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
> by the things that you didn't do than by the ones
> you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away
> from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your
> sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
> ~ Mark Twain
> [Non-text portions of this message have been
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