Making preparations to attend my 55th High School reunion in Ontario, California, my memories of our school, Chaffey High, spilled over into memories of Ontario in general. A while back, I wrote a nostalgic piece about how Ontario was back in childhood days. You can read it at https://vernonmileskerr.com/2014/03/20/nostalgia-a-moment-called-ontario/ But I’m sure my memories are… Read More Nostalgia | Memories of Ontario
Sky Thoughts © 2010, 2016 by Vernon Miles Kerr So, in the days of time gone by The birdies sang and dusted the sky With their feathery wings While we kids watched and wished That we could do the same. We’d lay back in the clover scent And argue about cloud pictures, While a… Read More Poetry | Sky Thoughts
In 1973 our family first stepped in to a church service of the Worldwide Church of God in the Senior Citizens Hall in Modesto, California. During the more than 25 years we were members of that church, almost every time there was even a minor change in the strict, fundamentalist doctrines, there also seemed… Read More Rhetoric | Love Beyond Doctrines and Philosophies
© 2014 Vernon Miles Kerr What was it about those little two-and-a-half-inch model racecars, with their quality German clockwork propulsion systems, that bring back such fond memories? The clickety-click of winding the spring, then placing it inside a used automobile tire… Putting it in gear with a clunk of the tiny shift lever…… Read More Nostalgia | The Schuco!
A Moment Called “Ontario” © 2009, 2014 by Vernon Miles Kerr Not long ago, heading home to Northern California from San Diego, I was driving through a new multilevel freeway interchange that connects Interstate 10 and Interstate 15, just East of the Ontario International Airport in Southern California. Ontario was the town where I attended elementary school… Read More Nostalgia | A Moment Called Ontario