Author Archives: Susy

Time for Butterflies 1974

Posted by Susy in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Time for Butterflies 1974

When I reached the parking lot and started down the road, a man flagged me down and asked for a ride back to near Lake Eleanor road where he’d left his wife in their car after running two tires into … Continue reading

First Solo Backpack Trip 1974

Posted by Susy in Uncategorized | Comments Off on First Solo Backpack Trip 1974

My proposed backpack trip had to be postponed several times and Bob suggested I take an extra day to make up for it, a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We were out at the ranch that Tuesday. I mowed the lawn … Continue reading

Late June-Early July 1974

Posted by Susy in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Late June-Early July 1974

Bob and I spent Saturday night and Sunday at the ranch. The boys stayed with Linda Lindsey, and Rebecca at the Myers’. “We got a lot of communication accomplished.” He had been in New York the last week but was … Continue reading

June 1974 Travel by Rail

Posted by Susy in Uncategorized | Comments Off on June 1974 Travel by Rail

This year I was making the trip to Nehalem with the children on my own. Bob decided, understandably, that he didn’t want to spend half of his two weeks of vacation every year going to see my parents. So this … Continue reading

May-June, 1974

Posted by Susy in Uncategorized | Comments Off on May-June, 1974

I returned from a Community Concert Board meeting in Redding that had been at the Neville’s. It was 11 pm when I was writing and I’d just made sure the children were tucked in, as it was cold that night. … Continue reading

May 1974

Posted by Susy in Uncategorized | Comments Off on May 1974

“Michael Barnes fell off the bars last Thursday and broke both bones in his left arm. I really felt badly about it. Am getting super cautious with the kids now.” Nursery school. On the 15th I left Clarke with Linda … Continue reading

April and May 1974

Posted by Susy in Uncategorized | Comments Off on April and May 1974

On Sunday, the 21st I noted that a few days earlier I had walked up past Bagley’s and taken the left turn over to Garden Gulch where I crossed and went about ½ mile down an old road. I’d left … Continue reading

Early Spring 1974

Posted by Susy in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Early Spring 1974

This seems to have been a year of struggling with family, self and place. Lots of inner turmoil. I mentioned that I loved my family so much—so glad to see Clarke mostly well again with his smiling bubbly self; Jeff’s … Continue reading

January 1974

Posted by Susy in Uncategorized | Comments Off on January 1974

I wrote in mid-January that we had several days of heavy, warm rain, three inches in the last 24 hours, and that all the creeks were very high. This was on a Tuesday and Bob had been gone again and … Continue reading

Village Life, Country Life 1973 into 1974

Posted by Susy in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Village Life, Country Life 1973 into 1974

On November 25th we left the children with Patty and went back out to the ranch to try to finish up the work in the creek. The phone wasn’t working so I couldn’t check with her on the kids. We … Continue reading