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Retro-Blogging: Before I Was Born

In 1964, when I was born.  My mother started keeping my first “diary.”  Transcribed from the original paper documents, I’m committing these to my blog.

The Beginning:

Thursday, November 19, 1964.

Well, today is Great Uncle John Van Meters birthday so think I will begin my long journey into this best of all possible worlds” — perhaps being lucky enough to arrive before midnight.

Around noon today I started giving my “new momma” some discomfort. This process went on throughout the day but with no good results. Mamma even accompanied Poppa to the bowling alley where’ she watched his team get beat.