Johnson, Karen (Brickham)

MHS — BIOS & MEMORIES
Fam
mily & Pet
F
Friends
Diann
ne M.
(Depenbrrink) EBEL
LING
Spouse: Keith
Son: Ryan
R
Daughters: Denise
& Step
phanie
Grandcchildren: 3-1/2
2
Denise
e & Marti
Ramse
ey – Carson
City, NV
Stepha
anie & Brent,
Eric an
nd Evan
Sellai, San
Francissco
Ryan & Daniela,
Lucia and
a Hugo (b.
9/20/20
007), Glenolg
g,
SA, Au
ustralia
Pets likke family:
Bart, Black
B
Lab –
loved dry-roasted
d
peanutts, lived to a
ripe ag
ge of 17.
Uncle Milte,
M
Jezebe
el
& Clancy: 3 cats
that we
ere favorites.
Pro
oudest
Achie
evements
The factt that I’ve
been ab
ble to stay
in touch
h with my
friends from
f
Manhatttan High
after all these
years is a lovely
feeling. I hope to
retain th
hat
connecttion in the
future, and
a stay in
touch with
w them as
long as possible.
2150 As
spen Cove Drive
Meridian, ID 83642-6559
(
(208)
887-2047
[email protected]
er.net
Ho
obbies / Inte
erests / Sportts / Voluntee
er
Sports: Golfing
G
with my
m golfing Gra
anny ladies, walking
w
and tenn
nis
Hobbies & Interests: Gardening,
G
re
eading, cookin
ng,
touring th
he wine country in CA, OR
R & WA
Church / Volunteer: Holy
H
Apostles CCW; Morrisstown
Center volunteer
v
Travel
Before moving to Ma
anhattan,
I lived in Coffeyville, KS.
K Prior to
that, I lived in severral states
when my parents were in show
businesss. Keith and I have lived
in NV, CO & now ID. We love to
travel: AK
K HI, Ireland,, Australia,
Jamaic
ca, Cancun, Cabo
C
San
Lucas & PR. We ho
ope to do
more traveling while all our
facilities are still in working
order—
—things like walking,
w
talking
g & gumming our food
Town
n Memories
x
MHS Memories
M
x
x
x
x
1950s Pop Culture
e
”Favori
rite songs in
HS: “That’ll Be the
Day,” & “Peggy Sue
e”
Favoritte singers in
HS: Evverly Brothers
s,
Buddy Holly
Favoritte movies in
HS: Au
untie Mame &
To Kill a Mockingbirrd
Career / Post High Sc
chool Educa
ation
Career: TA
A Special Ed, Substitute
Teacher, Carson
C
City Scchool District –
Retired
Post HS Ed
ducation: Kan
nsas State Un
niv.,
x
x
x
Histtory—Miss Be
erger: the work was
difficult, but interresting.
s
English—Marleyy & Sykes: I still
member one of
o the Kipling poems
p
rem
we had to memo
orize.
m—Mr. Grimess: poor
Lit. & Journalism
n, our journalism class pro
obably
man
mad
de early retire
ement look ve
ery
attra
active.
Matth—Mr. Todd: I actually go
ot algebra
(the
en—don’t reca
all any of it no
ow). That
ach
hievement verrges on miracculous.
The
e “wow” factorr walking into the new
high
h school—see
eing the inlaid
d Indian
hea
ad in the lobbyy. Way cool dude!
d
Han
nging out befo
ore school an
nd at
luncch time with my
m friends
Caffeteria lunchtime—did we get
g apple
crisp 3-4x a wee
ek? I now suffe
er from
“crisspaphobia”. Iss there a reha
ab center
for that
t
affliction?
?
Pagge29of172
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x
x
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Working summers at the
t
Manhatta
an Mercury as a
proofreader & ad runn
ner—
going to Duckwall’s viia the
alley doo
or for morning
g
break—g
gleefully eatin
ng
luscious pecan rolls, prep
calorie-ccounting days!
Mona, Shannon, JoAn
nne,
Norma & I washing ou
ur
friends’ cars
c
on the rivver.
Drinking cherry cokess at
the drugsstore with myy
buddies
g “Main” in
Dragging
Glenda’ss truck and sle
eighriding.
es at Mona’s house.
h
Fun time
The New
w Year’s Eve party
p
(that I do
on’t recall)—M
Mona
said we had
h lots of fun
n.
Picnics: burning steakks with
W pre-dated
d the
Jane B. We
Cajun co
ooking craze.
We all ha
ad fun—fun—
—fun
as I reca
all, & any hard
d times
or hearta
aches have be
een
erased by
b time, or perrhaps,