1977 December 29; Boothville, Helen Mae Wright Adolph, Sally Franicevich and Anthony Francovich, Ethel Franicevich; Judith Scarabin Willig, Leigh, Aunt Judy talks about her Charcoal Cadillac, Leigh and Roana both sing Christmas songs; Gail Portie stops by, discussion on religion, attending church; Quentin Evans whispers to Deron and Jason Scarabin; Radio Music (removed), MawMaw again, Rod Stewart song (removed), Rex Club burned down, Clarence and Helen Mae at the end.
One of those bittersweet tapes that recorded over Bill and Jerolyn Evans (because that’s what was done as cassettes were frequently tough to get). January 28, 1977; Marilyn Scarabin says “1976” but that would have been impossible as we didn’t move to Tembagapura until April 27, 1976. Marilyn gives news of the day and Jason mentions about sleeping over at Bart’s house in the shed where trauma occurred; Deron and Josh talk, Dina the maid talks,
From my March 7, 2009 poem Lost Years, another attempt at making a song using Garage Band.
Marilyn Scarabin describes going to Amamapare (Portsite), rough trip, Deron sick, Jason describes going to Portsite from Tembagapura, Jeremiah boat was same boat from Port Sulphur, Deron and Jason give Bahasa Indonesia lesson, Marilyn mad at Jason for bursting water balloon all over the floor, Josh calling Ma “Mother” and Da “Father”
Guitar practicing a Sad Jam in 2014 but timestamp is April 2015.
January 8, 1979; Helen Mae Adolph starts this one off fussing at herself; John Dirk Fitzgerald and Brent Portie, MawMaw talks about how good David Kirk Evans is, Clarence Henry Adolph, Sr. PawPaw talks… advises on how bad cigarettes are and mad at MawMaw sending cigarette candy to us in Indonesia… Wendy Fitzgerald drops by and MawMaw going to doctor with her.
Helen Gail Adolph, Brent, Blake and Eddie Portie!! Christmas presents; Edward Barbe Portie 12 min and beyond, 48 min in, Aunt Gail played Ahab, The Arab by Ray Stevens song for Jason but it was removed for this podcast. Amazing to hear Uncle Eddie’s voice!
Guitar practice on June 25, 2015.
Singing my poem Dance (included in Let Me Be Your Bernie T.) with Garage Band drums. Written for one of the few non-parents who’ve been so supportive for decades.
Ideas for a Cannabis Club.
Marilyn, Josh, Kessie, Deron, Jason and D.D. Scarabin at Christmas time in the jungle. Shackelfords had come over for dinner (but don’t talk on tape); Joyce Harsono, Australians’ Peter and Stan the helicopter pilot all make brief appearances. If anyone knows these gentlemen and their last names, please share and thank you!
Direct from 1980 Tembagapura, the Scarabin family gives updates to family back in Boothville.
Christmas time in Tembagapura with Marilyn and D.D. Scarabin with their kids Deron, Jason, Josh and Kessie.
Barely two weeks after Kessie’s birth in Tembagapura, Marilyn, D.D., Deron, Jason and Josh all give a snapshot in time from our cozy jungle home.
June 02, 1978- Marilyn, Jason, D.D., Deron, Josh, ambulance crash two nurses killed, Dina talks and teaches Josh and Kessie some Bahasa Indonesian.