Caveat: 1974

Moore Avenue school closed, and I ended up at Alice Birney Elementary in Eureka for the remainder of my 3rd grade year. I walked home sometimes, alone, and it seemed very, very far – epic. Then that summer the commune house in Eureka seemed to fall apart, and so we took a long trip to see my grandparents at their summer home in Colorado. My parents forgot my 9th birthday – I think they were stressed. I started 4th grade at Edgemere Elementary School in Oklahoma City, because we were staying with my grandparents there. By Christmas, however, we were back in Arcata and I was at Sunnybrae Elementary.
[This entry is part of a timeline I am making using this blog. I am writing a single entry for each year of my life, which when viewed together in order will provide a sort of timeline. This entry wasn’t written in 1974 – it was written in the future.]

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