|Back row - Jimmy, Dad, and Billy; Front row - Dotsy, Mary, and Freddy. c 1941|
|Back row - Mary, Jimmy, and Billy; Middle row - friend of |
family, Freddy, me (Patsy); Front - friend of family. c. 1947.
After a bit, my oldest brother, Jimmy, went into the army and was sent to Korea.
This left his position in the bunk beds unoccupied. Freddy moved from the couch into a bunk bed. I moved from the easy chairs to the couch. This was a good arrangement for me. My parents’ bedroom was maybe ten feet away from the couch, and during scary nights, their snoring was very comforting.
© 2013, Patricia Aronica