The lady who sits at the table next to me in the dining room will be celebrating her 100th birthday on June 29, 2018. This lady is Irene Adams, a remarkable person. Her movement, as she walks, is comparable to a much younger person. No one would ever guess that she was approaching the century mark. All guesses might place her in her mid-70s.
The Walter Scott Coffee Club is still going strong. The name is to honor the former mayor of Jackson, who served during the 1930s. The club began in 1934. Since there was a serious lack of communication during the Depression, there were very few telephones and only a few radios throughout the city.
Can you imagine how frustrating it can be to have a new flip cellphone that does not work properly? Several friends said they had called me, but got no answer. I had no idea these friends had called. For some reason, my phone does not ring inside a building – not only the building where I live, but any building.
Many people, daily, drive by the Madison County Airport on Old Canton Road but do not know that The Bond Home is just across the road from the airport. Where The Bond Home is located today was once the barracks and the location of the Army Air Corps pilot training unit during WWII.