Beverly Parkison aka Lateblooming Designs

Archive for November, 2020

Some memories

Almost too late

The Earth Spins

In 1972, while I was just entering my teens and living in Delaware, my Dad became involved with a local politician trying to make it big time. So involved, he became one of his campaign managers. Delaware had two senators. One was William Roth, a Republican, and the other seat was available. Aiming for this seat was a young Joe Biden, a relative unknown. My Dad and Step Mother (whom was one of the three that the Glass Slipper did not fit) were hard core Democrats, and my folks were a friend of his, so…he became one of Joe’s inner circle.

He, his wife and his new born daughter (before they died in the crash) used to come over for dinners on Sundays to “talk strategy”. I guess they figured I was just going to be a babysitter for his daughter, but no, I preferred to sit in on their…

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