February 4, 2021
As a youngster I disliked wearing jeans, I much preferred overalls but apparently overalls for youngsters were falling out of favor. The J.C. Penney store quit offering overalls in the smaller sizes I needed and I bought the last two pair the Troudt Clothing Store stocked.
My mother was wrong when she said I looked for nails and barb wire on which to tear my overalls, I think barb wire and nails looked for and frequently found me. I may have helped popularize today’s tattered clothes fashion trend.
I was inspired by Grandmother who said patched clothes were a sign of friendship and to...