Ottawa Journal– September 24, 1955– Carleton Place
In 1959 the Granby Leader Mail newspaper article stated that my childhood friends Judy Clough and Linda Lee Pratt won a doll contest out 30 local entries. My beautiful Miss Revlon doll did not even place. Seems the second judge, our neighbour, ratted to the others that my mother had sewn the doll dress, not me.
I never ever forgot that lesson. That’s where I learned not to lie about doing things you never did. In fact it was the exact second I figured out I should devote my life to rock’n’roll instead. Seemed like a better idea and a way to avoid a real personality crisis.
See what they wore and what they played with in the new exhibit coming up at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum