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Remembering joyful Woodside summers long ago

Original post made on Jun 10, 2011

When school closed each June, my brothers and I left our home in foggy San Francisco for a summer in the country.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 10, 2011, 8:36 AM

Comments

Posted by Diane Miller, a resident of Woodside: Skywood/Skylonda
on Jun 10, 2011 at 1:32 pm

I truly enjoyed the article by Marie Krenz. When I moved to Woodside the "Little Store" was actually a store. I can remember buying canned goods there. Also I had my hair done across
the street from Robert's market where the original Mrs. Roberts also had her hair done. Mr. Roberts would come by about every 10 minutes to check to see when she would be ready to go.


Posted by johng, a resident of Woodside: other
on Sep 18, 2011 at 10:06 pm

Loved your story,Especaiily the mention of the piano. I believe I played the very same piano growing up.. My grandmother bought the old Zaepffel house on elm back in 1950 It came fully furnished. Including a beautiful old steinway piano. Many fond memorys from the old house growing up..


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of another community
on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:43 am

What a wonderful story! I have always been curious about the lives of those who visited Woodside & surrounding area in the summer. It sounds like a wonderful time & I am so happy that their place was rebuilt. What an idyllic childhood - free of video games & w/plenty of outdoor adventures & lovely friends. It's great that Ms. Krenz still spends time in the area.

I have a friend who lives in an old hunting house in Menlo - it was built for hunting in the marshes of the bay, & the original owner was from San Francisco. What an interesting, funky house it is, too.