Linda Hartranft's Profile
Growing up in the 1950s saw me experiencing two very different worlds...the old one that was quietly disappearing from the landscape of American life (that was the one I enjoyed upon staying at the home of my grandparents), and the modern one that I lived most of my days with my thirty-something mother and father and younger brother.
MumMum and PapPap, as I called them, didn't have a telephone as we did at our house. Fortunately, they lived across the road and a just few houses up, so they were near enough that, if the idea of a shopping trip was in the offing, either my mum or my grandmother could step out on her porch and call the other's name--in as loud a voice as she could muster. I'm sure my mum wished her parents would get a phone--though I never heard her say it. They never did though. I guess they saw no need for one.
And then there was…
- Born on November 27
- Joined October 22, 2011