Church Bazaars ~ School Bazaars Dave Troland trollman firstname.lastname@example.org
It was indeed the same Sr. Athanasius who passed away this past week. My mother (still in Tottenville) called with the news as well, Margueritte.
Blue Ocean, you were a few years ahead of me, but I sort of remember the Manny Zmgrodski story. We had Gary Zmgrodski in our class, and I believe he still lives in Tottenville.
Other OLHC idiosynchrosies include:
- hot dogs for lunch, no bun, wrapped in a napkin
- peanut butter w/raisins sandwich
- the lunch line passing agonizingly by the Coke machine
- the sound of a coin echoing as it fell into the box on the votive candle rack
- "In Memory of Wiffie Tyrell" (on the stained glass in the church)
- "Claron Corp., Chicago IL" (a label on the back of every folding kneeler/chair in the auditorium)
- going to "the office" for supplies
- bookcovers with those pictures of sports/games
- Parker pens with cartridges
- those metal tray water color sets
- light blue final exam booklets
- the "pink stuff" sprinkled by Mr. Moog when a child got sick on the floor
- Aggie Ford, the diminutive ancient organist
- Srs. Rosaire, Aquinas, deChantel, Margaret Mary, Michael, Joachim, Annunciata, Monica, Brendan
- Msgrs. Vernon and Brennan, Frs. Miller, Burke, Wren, Yoon, Fernando.
- those bizarre overhead hanging light fixtures in each classroom
Add whatever you like to the list. It was an odd microcosm, that Old Lady's Hat Club.
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