Category Archives: Miriam McDonald

Keith Barclay John MacDonald, father, grandfather and his love of Airplanes….

This blog was named for Keith, my dad, and his love of airplanes.  The gray background surrounding the posts is a reminder of him.  He would wear steel-gray cotton trousers with cuffs and dance around the living room to the records he played … Continue reading

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Jean’s Birthday Celebration 1924

The gossip column in the local newspaper is so much fun to read.  Here we find a little excerpt about Jean’s birthday celebration in 1924.  Her actual birthday was June 30th. It reads:  “In honor of Jean McDonald’s birthday a … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Collection of Junk: The 3 Sister Reporters & Editors!

According to the Cheney High School yearbook (circa 1925) the Cheney News was founded in 1923 and Eddie is the Editor?  In the picture above Eddie is smack in the middle.  Now I know why she kept the 15 issues … Continue reading

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Eddie’s “Collection of Junk” – Sister Jean, the Editor!

My research on Eddie and Jean revealed that Jean had jumped ahead a year in her schooling.  I believe this happened before High School because Jean seems to appear in tandem with Eddie in the memorabilia and documents that I … Continue reading

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