[John]: "What personality did you inherit from Grandma Brown?"
"Grandma Brown is sweet,
calm, and honest".
[John]: "What is your happiest
memory with your mother?"
[Carol]: “Having her sit there and rock me
to sleep at night and rock me to sleep when I was sick...
She’s just an awesome person, I wish I could be more like her.”
[John]: "What is
your most painful memory?"
[Carol]: about her father
“He ALWAYS used to insist on watching the news."
"He would let mom have a sip of his beer – then he would tell her
to go breathe in Grandma’s face."
[Carol]: "It was a pain in the neck trying to get
ready to go to the bus. Most of the time my mother would take me and drop me
off on the way. This one day I missed the bus and so I was down there walking to school,
and I had no other way to school. So here I was walking to school down by Crestline
steakhouse and somebody found me and reported me to my mother."
Carol remembers after school
"Toto was there to greet me." "It depended on
Dad -- he was there after
he had his stroke…. After 8th grade.
He died my sophomore year of high
"First grade, I had dancing after
school and I just hated it."
"What was your biggest fear?"
"I HAD NO BIGGEST FEAR!"