Murdo Girl…Pretty pitiful

I appreciate the value of each picture in my mind.

Real photos from the 50’s, are really hard to find.

Okay all those who lived in Murdo in the 50’s, can you guess who and where? I only missed one!

The 60’s brought changes that I wasn’t ready for.

In ’62 when Billy left, it rocked me to the core.

I slept in my sweater and stopped combing my hair.

He went to college in California, A whole world away.

The way I saw it, what he did was not okay.

I hung out at the swimming dam all by myself, Billy

He’s made up for it a million times, but I sure won’t admit it.

If he thinks I’ll quit complaining, he can just forget it.

California doesn’t look so glamorous, Billy!

Little sister and big brother seven plus years apart.

We have the exact same heritage, and he knows he has my heart.

9 thoughts on “Murdo Girl…Pretty pitiful

  1. scoper07 February 11, 2019 / 7:55 pm

    I must be missing something…how do you know it is a basement?

    Nice poem!!


    • Mary Francis McNinch February 12, 2019 / 12:15 pm

      I’m embarrassed to admit this, 07, but I was told whose basement. But I can’t remember. I’m writing my last blog (for awhile) I plan to name everyone and I’ll ask about the basement!


      • scoper07 February 12, 2019 / 12:24 pm

        I’m just kidding you about the basement.


  2. Patti February 10, 2019 / 12:07 am

    The one you probably didn’t recognize is Homer Anchutz, between Dan Parrish and Doc Murphy. Am I correct? I know the rest, too, but probably don’t have to prove it to you, right?

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    • sanjuan831 February 10, 2019 / 10:26 am

      Is that Elsa Peck on the couch next to the gold lamp? Didn’t know Homer Anschutz but did all the others. Also, is that Aunt Irma on far right with glasses?


    • Mary Francis McNinch February 10, 2019 / 12:38 pm

      I knew all but Homer, so I called Mark amd he told me. Do you know whose basement?


  3. countrygirl57 February 9, 2019 / 10:06 pm

    I love this!

    Sent from my iPhone



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