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Lois Keating Learned Stories

Summers

From the age of 7 until I was 16 and had a driver’s license, my transportation was relegated to a . . .

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That Lucky Old Son

CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER, read the marquee over the local movie theater. Just two weeks before in late . . .

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The Ambulance Ride

“Jesus, it’s 6 a.m. and I’ve ambulance duty today! I better get showered, dressed and down to . . .

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Vacation

Being a teacher afforded me many fascinating summer vacations, but the times I really treasure are t . . .

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Just Another Day - 9/11

In September the air in New York City was fresh on this particular day in 2001. It was sunny and I w . . .

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SATURDAYS

To a ten-year-old, Saturday is the prize at the end of the week, a day teeming with anticipation and . . .

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War Bonds

Since my grandfather was head of the New York State War Bond drive during WWII, I was expected to co . . .

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Medicine Back When

In the late 1930’s and 1940’s, when I was a child, medicine was practiced much differently than . . .

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Music Memory

Some of my fondest childhood memories are the times my mother would play the piano. She had studied . . .

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Music In The 1940s

Any music/musicians’ strike in the 1940s is a mystery to me. My mother took me to many musical co . . .

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Parents

My parents, William (Bill) Keating and Anne Pierson were born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up ther . . .

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Raising Boys vs. Girls

As the youngest of six children – four boys and two girls – I guess you’d say I’ve some expe . . .

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