Our Story: 50 Years, #7

Seventh installment of Our Story: 50 years. If you want to see the rest, go to Lindaswritingblog; scroll down under “Categories” to Our Story: 50 Years. To start from the beginning, scroll all the way down to # 1.

Just Writing!

With our engagement official, there were decisions to make. Foremost, I had to decided what to do about finishing college. One year to go. The problem for me was that I was still paying down my bill from the previous year. A good summer job had helped, but I really didn’t want to start my senior year still paying on my junior year.

You have to remember, this was over 50 years ago. A semester for me, at the private Christian college I attended, ran to maybe $600. Seems like a pittance compared to what young people pay these days. I worked my way through, as many others did, and lived on a shoestring. There was no undesignated money. Every penny was spent before I even put my check in the bank.

I had 27 class hours to graduate, and I wondered if I could do it all in the…

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