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Journaling: I donít remeber much about my life as a two year old but there are a few things that I do remember from when I was really, really little. My dad always called me ďTottsĒ...I donít know why. My mom always put me on the back of her green Schwinn bike and we would go up to the park where she would push me in the swing. My dad would always tease me and give me whisker rubs on my cheeks. I grew up in the same small town that my parents grew up in. Everybody knew you and it was a warm feeling to be a part of the community. My grandparents lived near by but they were not an active part of our lvies. Although we did always go to Grandma Millieís after church on Sundays


I didnít go to preschool because they didnít have it. I stayed home with my mom who took care of several of the teacherís kids. I was very much a Tomboy and had to do what my brothers were doing. I wore their old clothes and felt most comfortable in a football shirt. I donít think I ever owned anything pink. I used to love going up to the school to pick up pine cones with my mom and then we would take them to Grandma Millie who did crafts with them. My mom cleaned the church and our priestís house each week. I would sit with Father Daley and eat vanilla wafers while she did this. My mom loved to go for walks so we did that a lot and she always made a game out of stepping on the cracks. I played by myself a lot. I used to cute people out of catalogs and use them as paper dolls.


I went to morning kindergarten which I loved. I refused to wear dresses because I didnít want to be girly. I was a very determined little girl and loved competition. I started playing golf at a very young age. We went to a lot of athletic events when we were young. We didnít wear seatbelts. We only ate dinner together at the table on holidays. Our house was by the train track and I would wait at night for the train to go by and the light to shine in my window. I was in a crib until I was almost in kindergarten because I am assuming that they couldnít afford a bed for me. My favorite shows were Sesame Street, Captain Kangaroo and Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. I loved playing gin rummy with my mom and coloring with my mom. I had a very active imagination. I didnít watch much tv. I remember sitting by a radio with a seperate tape recorder and taping music.


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