It is interesting what you find when you look through the piles of items stuck in the garage…..Thanks for sharing this awesome post.
I was covered with dust and grime from digging through boxes in the garage when I found the one marked TOYS. Using a Swiffer cloth, I wiped off the small box and my hands. What toys did we have that Mother would have saved and that Daddy would have tucked into the tightly stacked boxes on the shelving in the garage eaves? We never had the money to buy anything expensive that would be worth keeping, so I couldn’t think what it could be. I peeled away the packing and memories flooded my mind.
I was ten years old. We had just moved from the San Fernando Valley to Simi Valley at the foot of the Simi Hills, close to Daddy’s new job testing rocket fuels at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. Any money that Christmas season would go towards a modest Christmas dinner. If there were…
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