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Category: NCL Memories

These posts are reprints from The New Classen Life.

Jinx, You Owe Me A Coke!

By Suzie Wilson Fentriss ‘54 This article appeared in the November, 2014, issue of The New Classen Life. My husband Jim Fentriss ’52 and I were driving on a state road recently, when a truck loaded with hay passed us. Without missing a beat, I shouted, “Bale of hay! Bale of hay! Make a wish and look away!” Which I did, because I certainly wanted my wish to come true! You don’t often see trucks […]

Rackin’ Around

By Jim Kyle, ‘48 This memory appeared in the Fall 2008 issue of the New Classen Life. TV hadn’t yet arrived. Movies were for weekends only. So how did we amuse ourselves in those dim dark ages of the late 40’s and 50’s? For many of us, it was by rackin’ around. It was a game played with cars and had only a few rules. Basically, it involved a carload of girls driving around the […]