January 25, 2018 RSS feed / Viewpoint

Chandler Yesteryear

It’s cold inside

It was always cold in the winter in our five-room frame house in Chandler, when I was a little boy in the early 1940s. Our house was on a pier and beam foundation with no subflooring that enabled the cold wind to flow freely under most of the house. More...

Something Else

A Hopeless Case

On May 29, 1903, Leslie Townes Hope was born in Eltham, England, fifth of seven sons of Avis (Townes) who was a light opera singer and William Henry Hope, a stonemason from Western Super-Mare, Somerset. His maternal grandmother was from Wales.  More...