While we were in
I took for granted how special those tape recorded messages were, but I cherish those tapes very much now. I safely kept them all and got them out a couple of years ago so we could all listen to them, and relive that period of time in our lives. It brought back many memories. We all got tears in our eyes as we listened to each other talk. Our voices were so pure and innocent, and we were so loving in our messages to each other.
When Lynda and I returned to the states, my sisters Kathy and Renee went to
The five Carver girls eventually grew up. Some went to college, and eventually all got married and had families of their own. Everyone stayed in our hometown except Renee, who moved to another state after graduating college. She was the last one to leave the nest because she was the youngest, and she was also the one who was more determined to expand her horizons.
Life was finally a little easier for Mom. She had the house to herself and she had a whole new world opening up for her.