Holiday recollections in days of yore

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist At this time of year, those of us in the over-the-hill-gang tend to cause the climbers to roll their eyes as we recall our memories of Christmas during our childhood. We merely smile because we feel sure they will do likewise as they age and begin to share their memories. [...]

End of summer brings memories of schooldays past

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist At this time of year, the student and teacher in me become more than a little restless because school is starting, thus bringing back many wonderful memories of those years spent in the classroom on one side of the desk or the other. The formal student years began 65 years [...]

Mother’s Day honors memories

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyon Mother’s Day is one of the most special days of the year because it gives us a chance to honor one of the most special people in our lives. Even though some of us have been without our mothers for many years we still enjoy memories of the [...]

Celebrations create more memories

Lynn Moncus At Christmas time, we are often faced with many emotions, both sad and happy, and we need to consider both without allowing the sad ones to overwhelm the happy ones. That is not always an easy task, but is a necessary one if we want to enjoy the day and to allow those [...]

Letter from friend evokes memories of years ‘out home’

Lynn Moncus The article about the Ima-Hassell Quilters evoked a lot of memories among several friends and caused one to write a wonderful letter in which she shared some of her recollections about those years “out home.” Connie Freeman Avery is another person who has known me from the beginning and who has kept in [...]

Rattler alumni share memories

Lynn Moncus Hundreds of Rattler Alumni certainly had the opportunity to amass another collection of memories last weekend during Rattler Reunion. From the opening gathering until the last dance, people just enjoyed being together and recalling earlier times. The Rattler Alumni Board and the Host Class of 1974 are to be commended for seeing that [...]

Rosebud holds reunion

The Ninth Annual Rosebud Homecoming Reunion will be held in the Old Rosebud School House on Saturday, July10 beginning at 10 a.m. According to one of the organizers, Rose Mary Girard of Nara Visa, individuals should bring any “special dishes” that think would make good dining. “Afterwards,” stated Girard, “We’ll all joing together for a [...]

Reunion rekindles flood of memories

Lynn Moncus Through the years, we have visited about some days being so special that we can hardly believe they actually happened. When we are surrounded by so much turmoil, we really need to appreciate such days because they are major treasures. Last Saturday evening, Eddy Shoemaker of the Cuneva called to invite me to [...]

‘Tis the season for priceless memories

Comments from the Canyon: Lynn Moncus Recently, I was reviewing some of the news items about past Christmas celebrations in our county, and as usual, felt inspired by all that occurred in each community. Neighbors gathered in homes and later in schools and churches to celebrate Christ’s birth and to spend a few hours together [...]