Author Grant Oesterling

Lee – When I was Ten

When I was ten years old, I was in the fifth grade at Mt Olive Elementary School.  I don’t have too many distinct memories of that year, but there are a couple of things that come to mind.  I have… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Nine

Well, it’s funny, but I don’t have any really exciting memories from when I was nine years old.  I was in fourth grade, and I had a teacher that everyone loved – Mrs. Sullivan.  She was the nicest 4th grade… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Eight

When I was eight something very exciting happened – we moved to Knoxville to the same house that Mimi and Papa live in now (at least for the next few weeks until they move to the lake house)!  I can… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Seven

When I was seven years old, we still lived in Indiana in West Lafayette, because Papa was still going to graduate school (college) at Purdue University.  I was in second grade, and I remember feeling very important because second graders… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Six

When I was six years old, we still lived in West Lafayette, Indiana where Papa was going to school at Purdue University (Grant, this is very close to where Grandma and Grandpa live).  We lived so close to our school… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Five

When I was five years old, we lived in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Papa was going to school at Purdue University, and we lived in a rented house where our playroom and bedrooms were in the attic!  One time Papa had… Continue Reading →

Lee – When I was Four

When I was four years old, our family lived in HAWAII!  My dad (Papa) was in the navy and we moved frequently.  There are only a few things I remember from living in Hawaii.  First of all, I remember when… Continue Reading →

Joe – When I was Fourteen

Thanks to the Internet, I could conjure up a lot of memories of 1981 when I turned 14.   Raiders of the Lost Ark was a top movie, Ronald Reagan was elected President, Prince Charles and Lady Diana were married, and… Continue Reading →

Joe – When I was Twelve

The year I turned 12 was a challenging year for me.   We moved from where I was born in Greensburg, IN to where Grandma and Grandpa live today in Frankfort, IN.     I remember I was initially not very happy about… Continue Reading →

Joe – When I was Ten

I don’t have a lot of distinct memories from being ten, I think that is mainly because it was our last year in Greensburg, Indiana as my Dad took a new job in Frankfort, Indiana where they still live today… Continue Reading →

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