Jeremiah 17: 9 "The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?" Romans 3:23 "For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God."
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Woodley Hills Easter Sunday 1956– mom took the picture. She must not have wanted to be in the picture as she was pregnant with Wayne .
thirteen years old on her last birthday, was the oldest girl in the Jones
family of six.They hadn’t planned
to live in a 32’ trailer with bunk beds along the hallway. The whole point of
living in a small trailer was to save money for all four of the children to
attend college.The family had two
choices to achieve their goal—either lower their cost of living or raise their
income.They were first trying to
lower their cost of living.Fortunately most in the family hated to shop so there was no chance that
they couldn’t stay on a budget.Most were willing to eat just about anything.No picky eaters in this family.(They had no clue that their dad did not like spinach.)
Jo’s bed was the bottom bunk next to the kitchen.When Dad was on the night shift he would raid the
mini-refrigerator for something to eat before bed.Jo could hear him chewing.She was annoyed because as she tried to sleep his chewing
kept her awake.There must be
another way to raise money for college she thought.
did have her old potable Royal typewriter.Maybe she could write a blockbuster novel. But what should
she write about?Or maybe a candy
making business would help.She
really wanted to be a ballerina though.
Grandpa was coming to stay with them.The last time he stayed with them he dug a hole in the backyard. He was
determined to build a bomb shelter as he had a feeling that the communists
would soon bomb them.There was even a Communist
political party in the United States.It is a free country after all to believe whatever you want to