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Burger Business in the 50’s

By Susan Fielder I was raised in the Burger Business in Kansas City. We owned Allens and Smaks which was ...
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Home in the 1950’s

By Nan McKay: In the 50’s decade, I was 8-18 so I’m remembering what it was like when I was ...
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1950’s: What Was It Like?

From the depression to WWII to the 1950's era, everything changed. Those who survived the Depression and WWII were timid and ...
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Promotion? No, You’ll Just Have Babies and Leave

My husband and I moved to Minnesota and I needed a job. I was in my early 20’s and this ...
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Airline Stewardess Life in the 1960’s

By Nan McKay As a teenager, my favorite thing to do was to go out to the little airport in ...
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1960’s: Shockwaves of Change

The decade was a roller coaster of experiences and contradictions. Wave after wave of change crashed through society. It was ...
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My Love Affair Part 6. And Then There Were 3

There were a few couples besides Harry and his wife. Even the police chief's parents were in the highrise. They ...
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My Love Affair Part 5. The Women in the Building

I must also tell you about the women. There were many, and I can't tell you all the stories, but ...
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My Love Affair Part 4. The Men in the Building

Life in the highrise continued on. There were more women in the building than men. Believing in the adage that ...
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My Love Affair Part 3. Integrating Concord Street into the New Highrise

The next hurdle was to relocate the Concord Street residents. I thought it would be easy — the highrise was so much ...
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My Love Affair Part 2. The Most Exciting New Year’s Eve

As the elderly highrise building took shape and became a reality, it was time to start taking applications. I went ...
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My Love Affair Part 1. Urban Renewal, Stockyards & Concord Street

It's pretty scary to realize that I've been working in subsidized housing since before HUD was created. I started with ...
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The Turning Points in My life

By Beverly Kuykendall As time passes, I am beginning to reflect on the many lessons that I have learned over ...
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Before It’s Too Late

By Susan Fielder My book, My Living Legacy, is a workbook to leave your Legacy to loved ones, friends and family. ...
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iPlaid: Intuitive Passion Launches an Inner Discovery

By Susan Fielder The loss of a loved one is huge. The passing of my husband, Don Mears, was from ...
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It’s All About Choices

By Beverly Kuykendall “If you always do, what you always did, you will always get what you always got." As ...
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Humility and the Color Green

"You Know Where You've Been, But You Don't Know Where You are Going" By Beverly Kuykendall This was expressed to ...
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