Tells of grandparents & how they married sisters creating confusion. Mentions cemetery where grandparents are buried. Talks of parents meeting & marriage. Father worked for Wells Fargo. Story of moving to Kansas City, MO & then back to IL to farm & then back to Kansas City. Then tried his hand at a hardware story & funeral home. Then moved to CO. Kept going back to Wells-Fargo. Details father's work for Wells-Fargo in CO. Mentions picking gooseberries on top of Mt. Pisgah. Story of going back to IL to farm Mrs. Kirby's grandparents farm & how education played a role in deciding to move.
Started 8th grade in Petersburg. Went to high school & then to Illinois College. Story of eavesdropping on phone call & hearing what others thought of her going to college.
Tells of meeting future husband & quitting school to get married & then starting life as a farmer's wife.