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Harris Elementary School Pulaski County Special School District http://www.pcssdweb.k12.ar.us/ Flying Finnegan flying trapeze rube-goldberg device for older kidsfirst grade (1979-1980) ms johnson got an organ as a christmas present but when grandma C died soon after, we took home her organ and returned the new one to the store. - visit by Sister Roberta to Little Rock 1st grade? teaching me to spell Mississippi, coloring - later visit to Sister Roberta at Holy Spirit Convent in San Antonio, Texas. remember swimming in the pool with the sisters. - later visit to Sister Robert in Pascagoula, Mississippi small house with carport - later in catskills 6th grade? see picture http://carlstrom.dyndns.org/Pictures/1984-06-01%20Brian%20moves%20to%20Rome,%20New%20York/tn/scan0198.jpg.html - earlier when I was two http://carlstrom.dyndns.org/Pictures/1975-01-01%20Brian%20in%20Arlington,%20White%20House%20Easter%20Egg%20Roll,%20trip%20to%20Ireland/tn/scan0058.jpg.html second grade (1980) mrs c horton 5 march 1980 puss in boots field trip October 1980 Lydia Carlstrom passes away (born 31 July 1900) christmas dual remote control cars orange Mazda RX7 white Porsche 935 experiment with rechargable batteries I Love a Rainy Night songs from school: - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low_Bridge_(song) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_I_Want_for_Christmas_Is_My_Two_Front_Teeth after pledge of allegiance would sing other songs such as http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dixie_(song) a little disturbing in retrospect dukes of hazard poster from scholastic http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertibird 1978 VertiBird S.W.A.T. Patrol
second movie drive in theater remember opening scene, kind of confused about later details ocassionaly played with orange pilot suit luke and yoda in played with action figures in then vacant lot across the street
rustyx1, son of Col. Saunders boys down the street visiting their grandmother with darda cars jill from school and the neighbor hood. played with her and her brothers, remember lots of cowboy and indians toys. received letter after we moved, but Shawn Star kids across the street Red, white, and blue Hedstrom bike with training wheels stolen superman "big wheel" clone used big kids bike learned to ride knocked out around corner, returned by neighbor/real estate agent visit to grandma's to paint house exterior around age six visit to grandma's in buffalo (snow...) later visit to springville after grandma died visit to Nebraska house moving back, driving the long lenth of tennesee dad goes to korea (August? 1980) sherwood apartments christmas at sherwood dad sent me Snoopy Grand Prix puzzle a few pieces of the time in letters from Korea dentist, two cavities, around age seven (dentist by sherwood appartments!)
orioles coach pitch baseball at air force base
community pool, swimming, ear aches, but in the end no tubes, just removed construction paper. roller skating rink YMCA, Another One Bites the Dust, Funky Town, ... custom made red car trailer to move the opel etc trip to Kings Island (1979) on way to or from Springville last day of school in arkansas 7 jan 1981
Mount Harmony Elementary School planetarium, more greek mythology than astronomy nuclear plant
Second grade (1981)mrs stephens southern accent from Arkansas out of place... 12 April 1981 - watched first launch of Space Shuttle Columbia at home. Watched many other launches later at Mount Harmony Elementary School. April 1981 Uncle Fred took me to the train museum in Baltimore 19 April 1981 Easter Egg Roll at White House 27 Jan 1981 Iranian hostage arrival at Andrews AFB http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Iran_hostages_return.jpg Pac Man Fever organ lessons Nothing can stop the U.S. Air Force!
Summer of 1981: Osan AFB, Korea8 June 1981 Kimpo Airport, Korea http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gimpo_Airport Owings through Seoul customs 24 hours total from end-to-end, just me and mom 14 hour Northwest airlines flight from Washington/Dulles to Seattle to Tokyo to Seoul on Seattle -> Tokyo leg played with two kids that had red lego case when we arrived in Tokyo, my mom had to drag me between terminals as I could not stay awake arrival in Seoul accident with cab on way to US facility in Seoul area hugh traffic circles with 5 lanes marked but 7 lanes of traffic Osan AFB many consumer sales restricted on base, we were not official there so my mom could not purchase things at commisary or base exchange. (got a 30 day ratio card on 17 June 1981) went to Osan town market, bought futons. I slept in living room on blue futon on couch/coffee table, parents slept in my dads bedroom. small shower, no bathtub. small kitchenette for cookie. birthday, really wanted Hot Wheels Bronco II from BX. command post (See machines pages) youth center, pool(billiards) pool(water) friends in family residence x-wing and tie fighter star wars and muppet movie video exploring hills numbered hills not much on AFN (armed force network) TV I remember Betty Davis Eyes being popular, indeed, it went on to win song of the year in 1981. 81 in cement near base gate weekend trips weekend of 27-28 June 1981 seoul tall tower in Seoul, pidgeon got my father (later near St Peters in Rome) july 4th weekend Father Kelley my mom knew from childhood in Ireland. nice to have someone to talk to in English. saw a couple times, second time I think he drove to pick up mom and I at Osan gave me book about Korea when we were leaving. temples, everyone liked my tall mom with blue eyes, especially small children garden temples one perhaps with kids area for exploring temple in fog on mountain side super windy road along the coast on bus trip weekend of July 18-19th 1981 5 hour train ride to Pusan kite flying on the beach 1st water slide according to mom dad found out he made colonel 21 July 1981 mom not happy that I wanted to take a stone buddha home as souvenir mom and I returned 8 August 1981 (SEA-TAC) this time mom made me sleep on the plane
Summer of 1981after Korea 27 aug 1981 mildenhall ireland 16 sep 1981 mildenhall 16 sep 1981 US
Third Grade (1981-1982)mrs terry lindung I grades for behavior because I needed Improvement Mrs Rowsey for Music, receieved certificate of achivement for flutophone!
Summer 19822 August 1982 - 13 August 1982 swim lessons at Breezy Point Beach (then part of the Breezy Point Marina) http://www.co.cal.md.us/residents/parks/getinvolved/ http://www.breezypointmarina.com/ 11 June 1982 attended speech by Pres. Reagan at Andrews AFB upon his return from trip to France, The Vatican, Italy, The United Kingdon, and the Federal Republic of Germany
Fourth Grade (1982-1983)Reading Mrs K. Kahler Math Mrs B Lee AIA (Academically and Intellectually Able) Miss C Korzeniewski trombone with Sandra Rowsey performed in Elementary Music Festival in Prince Fredrick on 5 April 1983 (also showed work at the Elementary Art Festival in Prince Fredrick on 5 April 1983) "club" activities - chorus - half year? - library volunteer - shelving books - model rockets (fifth grade) never launched until middle school
Summer 198326 June 1983 "5-6-7-8... DANCE" at Radio City Music Hall with Sandy Duncan http://theater2.nytimes.com/mem/theater/treview.html?res=9E04E2D8153BF934A25755C0A965948260 13 June 1983? 16 November 1985? Space Shuttle Enterprise arrival at Dulles http://www.airliners.net/photo/NASA/Boeing-747-123(SCA)/1158234&tbl=GOVERMENT&photo_nr=12&sok=WHERE__(aircraft_generic_%3D_'Boeing_747-100')_&sort=_order_by_photo_id_DESC_&prev_id=1214234&next_id=1148882 22 July 1983 complete Computer Lab Program in Prince Fredrick BASIC Programming on TRS-80 (+ flow charting) See Machines page August 1983 Ireland (vist to Aillwee Cafe IJCAI-83 in Karlsruhe, Germany met Arthur Samuels, famous for his checkers playing program big outdoor chess set in park next to conference center played minature golf in the city AAAI-83 in Washington, DC
Fifth Grade (1983-1984)Miss Brooks (just like the tv show) 5th grade Teachers Math B Randall Reading S Brooks Language AIA C Korzeniewski (aka Miss K) Spelling AIA C Korzeniewski (aka Miss K) Handwriting AIA C Korzeniewski (aka Miss K) Social Studies AIA C Korzeniewski (aka Miss K) Science AIA C Korzeniewski (aka Miss K) Music S Rowsey Art P Walls Physical Education G Miller sex ed mini-computer with terminals for computer education (5th grade yearbook cover) learning negative numbers when I got so far past my skill leevel selling 5 cent candy for 10 cents field trips to Battle Creek Cypres Swamp removing ticks (even before lyme disease scare of 19??)
FriendsCCPR = Calvert County Parks and RecreationJason H - building dams in his backyard stream - soccer - lego - computers (he had Sinclair ZX-81 and Atari 400/800) - post move visits - CalTech prefrosh, he recognized my dad MIT's pretenious ready to be framed acceptance letter Chris G - AIA Ivy B - soccer, AIA, great party at her house (5th grade graduation?) Laura L - tall girl, next to in back row of class photos, AIA "little women " Ronald R - AIA grading buddy - both of us had atrocious handwriting so we graded each others spelling tests Travis M - soccer and pool parties Michael C - soccer and ? and AIA - church (and CCD?) Terrence D - soccer and AIA Shawn R - playdates Chris R Douglas S - class clown April S - soccer Douglas+April Jennifer G - "lets get physical" number at the talent show with the leg warmers Cherie W - quiet but nice girl Jennifer C (on classmates.com?) - from soccer - shared bus stop at Marine Ct, when we were living in rented rooms before moving up to Rome, NY Jennifer was in last house on left of Aqua Ct, Dunkirk, MD rented room with Ms Evans, Rivershore Dr, opposite end of Aqua Ct hung out with her and younger neighbor Johnny wanted to know why I was suddenly friends with her after not being so nice before I said mostly because she was a girl... neighbors Jan H and older sister Jill, + Megan/Kristin? younger boy behind their house Stevie J and older brother lady with pool across street
Sportfall soccer winter basketball spring Calvert Babe Ruth T-ball, later baseball
Toys and otherSmurfs everwhere, Jason H drawing, folders Chuck E Cheese ET movie empire strikes back x2 first movie I saw twice in the theater think mom felt guilty that dad had left (she also got me a Mickey Mouse Disco record) burger king cloud city glass collector cards Chrismas 1982 < ahref="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ColecoVision">ColecoVision Donkey Kong, Zaxxon, Mousetrap, Donkey Kong Jr, saved up a lot of quarters to by Turbo with Expansion Module #2, aka a steering wheel and gaspedal. Gayla Space Shuttle Kite traditional triangular red white and blue kite plastic launcher resembling SRB's and tank spun up string pushed by wind when it launcher got to top, released paper airplane space shuttle that would glide down launching caused "propeller" stopped to fold and stop working, allowing launcher to slide down string GI Joe F-14 cub scouts National Capital Area Council Cub Scout Pack 89 Webelo and Arrow of Light (as well as gold and silver Wolf Arrow Points) altar boy at Saint Anthony's Catholic Church. CCD and dontus after Mass but they withheld donuts from kids until after CCD. because I was an altar boy and got out of mass late, my mom would sneak me a donut. christmas 1983 shepherd st anthony's christmas pagent Space Shuttle Enterprise arrival at Dulles International Airport Science Fair Digital Computer Kit Radio Shack Catalog No. 28-218 (1977) http://www.digibarn.com/collections/games/science-fair-digital-computer/index.html Science Fair 50 in One Electronic & Magnetic Project Kit Radio Shack Catalog No. 28-227 (1980) http://www.thepcmuseum.net/games_details.php?RECORD_KEY(games)=id&id(games)=360&PHPSESSID=2c7cb634030eb9ae66ef8aee6f9c94f2 Meccano 2 set from england
6th grade: Rome, New York (1984-1985)skiing trip while still in 5th grade Erie Canal Village Fort Stanwix visit on previous trip "fancy" italian restaurant: The Savoy http://www.romesavoy.com/ "fancy" restuarant with statue of romulus and remus suckling off the wolf: The Beeches http://www.thebeeches.com/ ? Turkey Joints candy half-moon cookies http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_and_white_cookie still home of Revere Ware...at the time temporary base family housing near pool Summer 1984: Advanced Beginner swim lessons at Griffiss (9-20 July) Moved in to house on my birthday: 20 July 1984 103 West Cedar Street Fort Stanwix Elementary School (thought name was cool) sixth grade. teacher Mr Troutman. met someone in Dover AFB terminal once that had him back when he was a little tougher academicly. attempt at sixth grade chorus Jaunary 1985: Troopy name short for "Super Duper Snooper Trooper" name from Snooper Troops game I played on Tuthills's daughter's Apple II http://www.atarimagazines.com/creative/v9n4/130_Profile_of_a_snooper_troo.php wood stove integrated with hot water heating system graduation party at Delta Lake http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_Lake_(New_York) dad retires from Air Force around his birthday - July 1985 St. Paul's Catholic Church
FriendsBrian David G - same first name, same middle name (both after our David fathers) - a grade behind me in school - lived on N George St, Corner of W Oak St - ice for hockey in backyard for winter - rhubarb growing beside detached garage - father was a lawyer at McMahon & Grow I remember using the PC's there on at least one occasion James F - found a bb gun under chestnut street bridge to base - he had an air pistol - model kits two old B-17 Flying Fortress kit, 1956 Aurora Kit No 491-49 P-38J Lightning (Revell 1:144) P-51D Mustang (Revell 1:144) Harrier (Revell 1:144) B-29 Superfortress, monster sized, never finished F-104G Starfighter (never started) BAC Lightning (Matchbox 1:72) F-106 Delta Dart, in reserve at Griffis AFB when we lived there (Minicraft Hasegawa 1:72) F-4 Phantom II (Snap Tite 1:72) F-5A Freedom Fighter with display stand (Lindberg 1:80) EF-111 Raven with working swing wings (Monogram 1:72) Huey Cobra AH-1G (Monogram 1:72) F-14 Tomcat (never started) F-15 Eagle painted with striped camoflauge (Monogram 1:72) another F-15 Eagle (never started) F-16 Thunderbirds (4 planes with formation display stand) (Monogram 1:72) Enterprise Space Shuttle, from elementary school NASM field trip (Monogram Snap Tite) testors modeling cement maryland dukes of hazard tow truck snap kit space shuttle t-top corvette James R - took the bb gun when I left Chris ? - broke the shower door after he tried to destory a LEGO model I had saved from a trip to the Blue Lake cabin in the Adirondacks
Workpaper boy for the Rome Daily Sentinel - working underage in place of neighbor behind Brian G - split with James Franze I bought: - too much candy (especially M&M's, Spree, ...) - GI Joe stuff for pool submarine, hovercraft, a-10 - old Atari cartridges Atari adapter for ColecoVision from montgomery ward in Riverside Mall in Utica, NY. riding bike to the Freedom Mall on Erie Boulvard to get old Atari games for $2 each (at some place like Ames or Zayres)
Sportskiing at Woods Valley once in 5th grade, again a few times in 6th. YMCA soccer basketball (practicing free throws at the Rome Family YMCA with my dad) wrestling guiness book of world records swim relay record at the YMCA pool
Other"christmas story" movie boy scouts Land of the Oneidas Council Troop 7 Tenderfoot two winter cabin camping trips too much garlic... "smiley" finally using my dad's telescope looking at the moon and some planets and stars from the driveway