Rickey and I were visiting with a couple of friends tonight, and the conversation turned to what they remember about Comanche and the various businesses and business owners from the past. We moved from restaurants, to variety stores, to the Comanche Chief and all things in between, and then we had an idea that would work in every Texans United town if the people are interested.
What if we set a time for as many people as were interested to get together and voice their memories of their town? We could turn on the video camera and record the whole thing to be saved in the local museum so that those who come after us will have a better feel of what used to be.
For example, I guarantee you that almost no child in the town of Comanche knows that there used to be a cookie factory right downtown, and I know that none of our kiddos have a clue that the whole town used to smell like a cookie at certain times, but I remember, don’t you?
Every town has memories of people, places, things, and events that are being forgotten every day, and those of us who talked about it tonight decided that this just might make for a fun evening for all of our towns. If you agree, let me know, and we will plan a memory party!