Life is a Wild Ride
Dick Bailey started first grade in Jones one-room school, between Barkeyville and Clintonville, , PA, in 1927, when he was just five years old.
“My brother was a year older than me,” he said. “My parents wanted company for him because we had to walk two miles to school.” But that was okay, he jokes, because it was so far they never got there until recess.
Maybe all that slow walking was what motivated Dick later on to drive anything on wheels as fast as he could, and to fly his own plane. [Read more…]