Entries by Debbie Walker

I’m Just Curious: A test for old kids

by Debbie Walker This is a test for us ‘old kids’! The answers will be printed next week, just in case you need them. 01. After the Lone Ranger saved the day and rode off into the sunset, the grateful citizens would ask, Who was that masked man? Invariably, someone would answer, I don’t know, […]

I’m Just Curious: Medieval times?

by Debbie Walker When I was going to school I hated any mention of Ancient History (very old timie stuff)! Why would I care what happened that far back. The only history class I ever looked forward to was Maine History, supposed to be taught in my eighth grade. No! They stopped teaching it when […]

I’m Just Curious: I just didn’t know!

by Debbie Walker This column’s information came from Reader’s Digest “Extraordinary USES for ordinary things.” Some evenings I get caught up in the little bits of info and can’t wait to pass it on….. to you!!!! My favorite “Did you know?” is in the 1920s when an employee of Johnson & Johnson, because of his […]

I’m Just Curious: Had to pass this along

by Debbie Walker 1895 8th Grade Final Exam… Take this test and pass it on to your more literate friends. What it took to get an 8th grade education in 1895… Remember when grandparents and great-grandparents stated that they only had an eighth grade education? Well, check this out. Could any of us have passed […]