Childhood Memories, Back to School

Tami PotterChildhood Memories, Life.In.Lists.

What do you remember about preparing to go “Back to School?”


1. My August birthday seemed to always include school clothes & supplies – It didn’t seem “special” since everyone was getting new stuff.

2. We began shopping for supplies at the beginning of August – though school didn’t start until the day after Labor Day.

3. My favorite school supply was crayons – I pleaded for the big box with 64 colors (it included my favorite color – magenta.)

4. We didn’t have backpacks – but we did buy pencil boxes.

5. We always got a new coat and new shoes. One year I choose a coat that looked like the kings crown on Imperial butter commercials. It was made of red faux fur, trimmed with a white fur with black spots, and had large gold buckles.


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