dorothy_parka (dorothy_parka) wrote,

Brenda, when we were 5

Brenda was my best friend in the West Brighton projects. Her father had a good job as a mailman and so they had two TVs, and one was color. No one in the projects had a color TV back then. I was surprised to find out some Popeye cartoons were black and white.

Brenda always had the nicest clothes. She had this one pair of pants that I coveted, that I'd seen the girls on Soul Train wear--bell bottoms with ruffles on the bottom. Brenda was the coolest person I knew, but I still didn't listen to her when she told me not to play with Sister because Sister was too dark.
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