nobody younger here??!!!
Thu Apr 14, 2005 10:15pm (XFF:,

everyone here was a homer way back when! i guess everyone i was there with dont miss it like i do!

  • Looking for someoneKristi Tulloh 82-85, Wed Apr 13 1:17am
    Hey I'm looking for Larry Huffman. Does anyone know where he is or might live? He was kicked out for growing pot in his closet. Does that ring a bell for anyone? Help!!!
    • nobody younger here??!!! — Kristina Keeling 99-2002, Thu Apr 14 10:15pm
      • Any teens in here>?Charles Davis 1990something, Thu Oct 19 11:22pm
        Every body seems to be old school, Not me
        • Re: Any teens in here>?Mazell(Hawkins)Stafford'45-'55, Sun Nov 20 2:20pm
          Hey Charles, it doesn't matter if you are one of the younger ones or one of the older ones, all homers/orphans are welcome. I am one of the older ones, although some are older than me. Things were... more
        • Re: Any teens in here>?Anonymous, Wed Jan 10 2:15pm
          Funny there used to be a home parent named Charles Davis. He split his days between Cora Lee and some other guys unit, don't remember which.
        • Re: Any teens in here>?Jennie Barnett-Owen 89-91, Fri Oct 20 10:21pm
          Hey there. We aren't old....we are the youth of old age. HAHA
      • ONly 20Rebekah Miles 1999-2000, Fri Feb 24 12:41pm
        I am wondering if anyone knows where I can try to get in touch with Breezi Rose... She was my best buddy there. I havent found anyone close to my age on here... but maybe.....
        • breezy rosepatricia muehlebach 95-00, Sat Jun 6 11:22am
          hey, i do believe you lived with me in dorothy. i have logan on my myspace and he would know how to get in touch with breezy. contact me and i'll give you the info.. or... more
        • Re: ONly 20Anonymous, Tue Oct 24 3:29pm
          Hey Girl!! Its Amanda Dieringer, you lived with us at Dorothy right? I was roomies with Patricia. I heard Brezzi Rose Had a baby a while back but don't know how to get ahold of her. email me at:... more
        • Why can't I remember you peopleCharles Davis 1999- 2003, Thu Oct 19 11:25pm
          oh well
          • charles davistami 02-03, Thu Mar 31 8:24pm
            Charles, your name sounds very familiar. Do you remember a girl named Tami?
        • Re: ONly 2099-02, Wed Jun 28 1:00am
          I'm not sure but I dated his brother while I was there...Cute kid... I wish ppl around our time would get on here....
          • ~99-02 GHOSTS 99-02~99-02, Wed Jun 28 1:17am
            What is up? Does anyone remember that guy that took his life in Fonderin? That was so crazy. After that everytime we went in there we just knew it was haunted. We'd lock ppl. in the closets and... more
            • ghosts...Scott Wilson 1973- 1977, Sun Mar 9 11:51pm
              ...the old boarded abandoned hospital sound like what we used to call "the infirmary" next to Fondern
              • Re: ghosts...Anonymous, Fri Jul 11 11:52am
                Do u know a a person name joe attaway
                • Harry Merideth & Williams Home UnitEddie Attaway 1971 - 1974, Thu Apr 2 7:20pm
                  I am coming to the homecoming this weekend for the first time and look forward to meeting old friends / Alumni. E-mail me at if we know / you may think we know each other. Some... more
                  • Re: Harry Merideth & Williams Home UnitScott Wilson '73- '77, Thu Apr 2 11:53pm
                    Hey Eddie, this is the second post. I remember all of the names you listed. Kenneth Rooks was autistic & yeah he did get picked on a lot, I remember him from Williams. Mr. Smelsor & his razor strap,... more
                • Ghosts Ronny Murray. 62-74, Sat Jul 12 1:25pm
                  There was a James Attaway at the home
                  • Re: Ghosts 1972-1974, Sun Jul 13 10:46pm
                    They used to call Joe attaway caveman if that rings a bell
                • Umm...Scott Wilson 1973- 1977, Fri Jul 11 8:37pm
                  Yeah, I do know a guy named Joe Attaway come to think of it. Pretty decent guy, we were friends from what I remember.
                  • Re: Umm...1972-1974, Sat Jul 12 12:04pm
                    Hi Scott, this is Jeannette cosmi joe attaway daughter. he does have a brother name Eddie & billy. My day wanted me to ask u if U stayed in one of the dorm with him. The first one was herited merited ... more
                    • Joe AttawayJudy Hale Jones '75-'83, Tue Jul 22 2:13am
                      I remember Joe Attaway, who went by the nickname "Go Go" and was in Youngblood home unit with Mr and Mrs Davis around 1980. He had an older brother named Marc (which I believe was short for Marcelle) ... more
                    • Re: Umm...Scott Wilson 1973- 1977, Sat Jul 12 12:26pm
                      Me, a guy named Wayne Heard used to run around with Joe or maybe it was Billy??? So long ago, remembering people and things that I haven't in years lol.
                    • Re: Umm...Scott Wilson 1973- 1977, Sat Jul 12 12:15pm
                      Yes I believe that in Harry Meredith with the Cobb's I think as home parents and I think maybe Williams that I think now is a female home unit. I remember all 3 Attaway's...
                    • Re: Umm...1972-1974, Sat Jul 12 12:06pm
                      Sorry meant to say dad not day
                • Re: ghosts...setx77704, Fri Jul 11 12:35pm
                  This is Scott, forgot user name is different. Yeah pretty sure I remember Joe, think he had a brother named Eddie
            • ghostsAnonymous, Sat Jun 6 11:25am
              that guy that took his life was khaleb biskrat and he is definately no joke. not to be upset but please be careful how you talk about one of the best people that came from the home. R.I.P KHALEB!
            • ghostKristina 99-02, Tue Nov 7 4:21pm
              In response to the girl in the red dress...i had never even heard of that and when i was living in harry merideth i saw her in my room. (The biggest room on the left side of the house) Nobody really... more
              • GhostJohn Voelker 85-89, Sat Nov 11 1:48pm
                I lived in Harry Merdith for about 3 years and i don't recall any girl in a red dress walking around of course we were the roudiest bunch on campus so thats probly why no ghost wanted to hang out in... more
                • John VoelkerTania Lytle- Cochran 89-92, Tue Nov 14 8:51am
                  Hey John, how r u? It's been a long time. Good to see ur still around. Talk to anyone lately from our time? Send me an email and let me know what you've been up to all these years and how life has... more
                • Hey JohnBridget Otte 85-88, Mon Nov 13 2:29pm
                  Do you remember me? We were obviously at the home at the same time. I dated Jacques. Graduated 1988? Bridget Otte
                  • Hey BridgetJohn Voelker, Sat Nov 18 9:43am
                    Yes I do rember you a little bit how life treating you are you still in texas i live in San Diego Ca. its nice but cost way to much to live here well let me know how thing are going
                    • Bridget & JohnRobert (Nichols) Tibbs 87-91, Mon Mar 3 3:53pm
                      This is Robert I lived with Jaques and john and a whole bunch of other guys drop me an email.
              • nothing strangeScott McKee 88-92, Wed Nov 8 12:53am
                Now I lived in Harry Merideth for a very very long time...As well as all the other assorted Homeunits at one time or another. (Very rare, I think to get bounced around like that) I never once saw... more
                • ScottKimberly Fuller 91-92, Thu Jul 10 2:10am
                  Remember me?
                • Re: nothing strangeAnonymous, Thu Nov 9 11:54am
                  House do leave behind spirits at times. When people don't know they are dead, died violently or just like to haunt us. Have fun and keep bringing the stories in.....
            • Re: ~99-02 GHOSTS 99-02~Anonymous, Tue Oct 24 3:32pm
              Kaleb Bishrat was a very special person and I think about him alot. He was the first person to be nice to me when I first arrived at MCH. His death was very hard on all the seniors of Dorothy- they... more
              • Kaleb88-89, Fri Jun 18 8:18am
                What happened to Kaleb?
                • Kaleb BishratDavid '88-'89, Wed Jun 23 12:01pm
                  I was in the same homeunit ith Kaleb. He was a couple years younger than me and we were friends. I have read that he passed away. Can anyone tell me what happened?
              • Re: ~99-02 GHOSTS 99-02~Anonymous, Wed Jan 10 2:20pm
                So, was Fondren a guys home unit in the late 90's? When we lived there it was where we stayed while they evaluated us to see what home unit we would go to. Wonder why they kept changing up the... more
            • Re: ~99-02 GHOSTS 99-02~Mazell(Hawkins)Stafford'45-'55, Fri Oct 20 10:27am
              Before you got there, there had been lots of structure, way too much actually. I left way before Fondren was built, although I had met Mrs. Fondren several times. When I was there, there were no... more
            • I remember ghost in BridwellCharles Davis 1999- 2003, Thu Oct 19 11:28pm
              Our wahing machines always mysteriously stopped and lifted up the top and open the dryer doors. One time we left the tv on and we came back too a white fuzzy screen with the volume turned all the way ... more
            • memories96-01, Thu Jul 27 2:17pm
              Hello! My name is Greg and I do remember the tragedy when Kalabe took his own life there. I'm not sure if you remember but a little after that they moved the pit to the basement of Fonderin. I was... more
              • Re: memoriesJennie Barnett-Owen 89-91, Sat Oct 21 12:59am
                What was the Pit? And what is SWACADAS?
            • Re: ~99-02 GHOSTS 99-02~Ruthie Lord 93-95, Thu Jun 29 10:13am
              I knew the boy that took his life in Fonderin. His name was Caleb. I wasn't living at the home when it happened but heard about it from friends and my old home parents. He was a real sweet guy.
              • yes it did happenmid-late 90's, Fri Aug 7 8:28pm
                Very sad incident, he was a nice kid as I did know him. It happened late December 1999. I'll spare the rest of the details, but it was a sad story all around.
              • Re: ~99-02 GHOSTS 99-02~Claudia, Mon Jan 8 8:43pm
                Hey My name is claudia and I don't now if you know me but your name sounds familiar I was staying at Perkins Home Unit on the year 93-95 And I know Caleb do you mind telling me alittle about it?
            • was this for realAmy Warner 85-89, Thu Jun 29 2:36am
              Lol...I am sorry guys but was this post for real?Ok and what year did this kid do away with hiself in fondren?We didnt seem to have any problems with people leaving stuff behind or any ghost that i... more
              • Re: was this for realJennie Barnett-Owen 89-91, Sat Oct 21 12:56am
                I had no idea about ghosts in the homeunits! I was already a scared girl living in a new place at 16 and I had enough ghosts of my own to deal with if you know what I mean. I would have fainted if I... more
        • breeziKristina Keeling 99-02, Fri Feb 24 9:04pm
          Hey i knew breezi but i have no idea how to get in touch with her...i know she had a baby with Larry shroer or however you spell his name.
      • ONly 20 (nm)Rebekah Miles 1999-2000, Fri Feb 24 12:40pm
      • IT TAKES TIME TO GROW UPamanda 1997-2001, Thu Dec 8 2:33pm
        • Thanks for your post...Scott Wilson 1973- 1977, Sat Feb 22 8:51pm
          Thanks for your post Amanda. Even though I was at the home several years before you, I can truly empathize! Again, thanks.
        • Amanda what?Charles Davis 1999- 2003, Thu Oct 19 11:31pm
          I remember tow amandas and I know your not amanda bonsall, or amanda blue now.
        • Re: IT TAKES TIME TO GROW UPflo, Mike 96-99, Tue May 2 2:10am
          Do you remember me? i remember your name but dont know if i knew you. we were at the home the same time. mike, flo
        • Re: IT TAKES TIME TO GROW UPKristina Keeling 99-02, Sun Dec 11 8:37pm
          Hey Amanda I was at mch 99-02 If you want you can email me have lots of stories to share! And no my kids will never "go on walks" haha. Anyway i hope to hear... more
      • Missing a Huge PortionScott McKee 88-92, Fri Apr 15 8:31am
        You are right Kristina, everyone here has pulled together and found people from their generations of a few years ago. We are missing a huge portion of our generation. Namely the mid to late 80's on... more
        • our generation kimberly fuller 91-92, Thu Jul 10 7:59am
          I remember you. I don't know if you will remember me by name. I just recently found this website. How have you been? Are you in touch with anyone else from our time? I would love to reconnect with... more
        • Re: Missing a Huge PortionAnonymous, Fri May 6 6:21am
          I thought Daisy and Harry had the cool people.
          • Re: Missing a Huge PortionAnonymous, Fri May 6 7:55am
            When I was there the kids at Daisy and Harry were in Middle School. So maybe they were the cool kids of the Jr. High gang!! :)
            • Jr high?Kristina Keeling 99-02, Tue Oct 25 9:48pm
              It wasnt middle school kids when i was there! I was the oldest in the unit...i was there till i was 17 then they moved me to Perkins. But yea the "cool gurlz" were in harry merideth lol
        • Re: Missing a Huge PortionAnonymous, Thu May 5 12:05pm
          I graduated in '85, and we only had about 15 kids. I was there summer 83-may 85, and those 3 classes 84,85 and 86 are definitely the least represented here. A lot of us were, for lack of a better... more
          • MissingJeff Keese (Bridwell) 86-87, Sun Nov 12 9:15pm
            It really does seem like the ones from when I was there are not here. What could have happened? I guess alot of us got caught up in life and just never thought of looking into the past till now. I... more
        • Be Patient, They Will Come.....Homers that is.Chris Davis '86-'90, Fri Apr 15 9:39am
          It sometimes takes a while before you realize that a certain part of your life will not go away. It took me fifteen years to realize that. I had no idea that there was such a place on the internet... more
          • I wish i could go backAmy Warner Gunn 85-89, Thu Jun 29 2:51am
            It took me a long time to find this site on the internet actually i didnt know there was such a site.Me and Scott found each other on classmates and he told me about this site.Wow i am glad he did.So ... more
            • Re: I wish i could go backShirley Couch 87-89, Fri Nov 18 9:57am
              I love you Amy and I have missed you terribly!
              • Shirley CouchAmy Warner Ellis, Sat Nov 19 1:26am
                Wow Shirley did you notice I posted that message in June of 2006? Told you I been looking for you
              • Shirley CouchAmy Warner Ellis, Sat Nov 19 1:21am
                Shirley I love you too and I can not wait to talk to you and catch up OMG I have been thinking about you all these years and I have searched for you like the past 5 or 6 years. Yay I am so glad you... more
            • Shirley CouchJennie Barnett-Owen 89-91, Sat Oct 21 1:11am
              Hi there Amy. I may be able to help. Have you located Shirley yet? She went to school with me in Denison, TX. for a while. I will call a few friends that are on the City Council who went to school... more
              • Shirley CouchAnonymous, Sun Oct 22 7:37pm
                • Re: Shirley CouchJennie Barnett-Owen 89-91, Sun Oct 22 8:28pm
                  I'll get right on it. I should have some luck by Friday.
                  • Shirley CouchAnonymous, Thu Oct 26 7:39pm
                    Hey Jennie did ya have any luck?
          • kdixie77486@aol.comKaren Spence, Mon Apr 25 12:08am
            The 80s did rule and always will, from parachute pants, break-dancing, to loud colors and Van Halen (when david was still lead). This era will always hold a special place in my heart and "The Home"... more
            • 80's ruleRay Gray, Wed Oct 18 12:44am
              Hey did you know Brandi Story? If so have you heard from her? I was in Cora Lee until they moved us boys up to Bridwell or Birdwell.
              • Re: 80's rule1981 to 1988, Thu Oct 19 8:29am
                I knew Brandy Story. I haven't heard anything from her since she left the Home, so sorry. Good Luck!
      • Re: nobody younger here??!!!Anonymous, Fri Apr 15 7:18am
        I think she believes we are all OLD! Most of us are 29+ years. We are Not old till we hit 105.
        • not old yetPastor Jennie Barnett-Owen 88-91, Tue Apr 19 7:28am
          Now you took that too seriously. I am sorry. There are a few Alumni from your time listed. Look on the website. Alos, a lot of children who come to the home had situations that they had to deal with... more
          • just wondering if this was true??Kristina keeling harry merideth and perkins 99-02, Tue Apr 19 2:19pm
            Did they really used to have cars on campus for yall to use? Someone told me that when i was there and i couldnt beleive it.That wouldve been awsome..but i know if they let me get hold of a car while ... more
            • Cars on CampusPaula Shelton 65-69, Fri Dec 22 1:08am
              Yes there were 2 cars on campus for us to use. We had a person to give us lessons on how to drive. I remember the 1st time I was given the car I went out to lake waco and wrecked was also... more
              • Cars on CampusLisa Arnold 63-72, Sat Dec 23 5:21am
                Well hello Paula. It is so nice to see an old name from the past. How in the world are you these days? Do you remember me?
                • HelloPaula, Sat Dec 23 1:27pm
                  Hi Lisa, I think so.......refresh my memeory. You know with age comes forgetfullness.......:0. Sharon and I live in Sacramento and have everyone is doing find. Where are you and what have you been up ... more
                  • Re: HelloAnonymous, Fri Feb 27 1:31pm
                    Paula Shelton and Lisa Arnold...OMG...This is Trecia Owens...Lou Owens Sue Owens, Lela Owens ans Linda Owens little sister...I will be 62 in April, I remember ya'll, do you remember me...Linda and I... more
            • Re: just wondering if this was true??Mazell(Hawkins)Stafford'45-'55, Fri Oct 20 10:40am
              Way back when I was there, there were cars & school busses & a couple of pickups that were used on the farm. Yes MCH had a farm then & a ranch. The older boys could drive the pickups but only to run... more
            • carsAmy Warner Gunn 85-89, Thu Jun 29 2:56am
              wow that brings back memeroies.I couldnt wait to take drivers ed so we could check out what was called a K car.I had so much fun when we took out a car.
              • AHHH the K CarJeff Keese 86-87, Sun Nov 12 9:30pm
                It seemed that was the goal of all of us older ones when we were there..The stuff you had to go thru to get it though, man..JK
            • carsStaci 83-85, Tue Apr 26 10:20am
              Yes, we could "check out" the cars for Fri. nights, Sat. afternoon or evening and Sunday afternoon. Of course they were just generic K-cars, but we sure did drive them. They also put us through... more
              • drivers edKristina Keeling 99-02, Tue Oct 25 9:50pm
                Well once we were 18 and in public school we got to take drivers ed
              • Re: carsAnonymous, Tue Apr 26 6:46pm
                Evening driver's ed-are you sure that is what it was called?Hmmmmmmm!
                • carsstaci, Wed Apr 27 5:44am
                  Not sure if that was what it was called, but it wasn't a part of school, it was something we did with MCC from 6 to 8 in the evening.
                  • Re: carsAnonymous, Wed Apr 27 6:34am
                    Glad you had that driver's ed training. some never had access to a car years earlier as your probably aware . Ya'll were lucky indeed!
            • MCH CarsLori Levine 92-96, Wed Apr 20 7:33pm
              When I was in Independent (ST & Doss) we had two cars. One for the girls and one for the guys house (Harry Marideth). We got to use the cars for dates, grocery shopping, or whatever. We were not... more
              • independent Kimberly Fuller 91-92, Thu Jul 10 8:32am
                I was in independent in 92. The rules were the same on the van. I took my driving test in one of those vans and the brakes went out and I wrecked. I was so scared it was my fault and come to find out ... more
              • whoever was in harry merideth!kristina keeling 99-02 hm and perkins, Thu Apr 21 1:18pm
                Lol that is crazy...yea once when i snuck off campus we got picked up by the police and had to spend the day in juvi...just to end up right back at the home...5 days of restriction in my room, i... more
                • beerAnno (mid 90's) , Tue May 23 6:38pm
                  It was still an "independent" boys unit at least until mid-97. Not positive who left the beer bottles/cans in the A/C vents but we had a few people that drank beer there.
                • The Big RivalsJeff K Bridwell 86-87, Sun Nov 12 9:34pm
                  I remember HM being our arch nemisis. It was always who could get the girls or win in athletics. It was always a competition there.
                • Re: whoever was in harry merideth!James Pike 1987-1992, Fri Jun 30 1:45pm
                  We all lived in Harry Merideth in the 80's and 90's. I believe that in the mid to late 90's they turned it into a female home unit. When we were there, we were the "bad" boys of the home. HM was the... more
                  • its great to see people i knewAmy Warner Gunn 85-89, Fri Jun 30 11:49pm
                    Its kind of great seeing people i knew post on here.Like Chris Davis,James Pike,Scott,But im sure nobody really remebers me cause i wasnt one of the real pretty popular girls.I was shy and quiet... more
                • Crazy to hear old stories!Ashley Cormier 99-02 Big H.M. & Prothro & S.T., Mon Feb 27 1:11pm
                  Hey I guess there's not anyone else on here that I know...And that was a crazy night I fell off the cliff that night lol...ME you & Debra somthing or another..... We got into alot of trouble together ... more
                  • hey!NATASHA CATER99-01, Mon Nov 13 12:49am
                    Hey ashley cormier remember me lol!Dang talk bout old memories lol we ran away together at lunch!
                • What else did you find?John Voelker 85-91, Sun Apr 24 12:17pm
                  did you find our buckets we used to make corn wiskey back behind the fence of harry merdith? I'm sure we forgot a lot of stuff there that we had to hide.I'm just glad we had cool home parents because ... more
                  • remember me?kimberly fuller 91-92, Thu Jul 10 7:36am
                    John and Scott do ya'll remember me? John, you broke me out. Remember Liz? Have you heard from crow? How about Michael? How is everyone? I am still in Houston. Where you never wanted to go. Get in... more
            • Home CarRay Gray 74-75/80-84, Wed Apr 20 12:00pm
              I never got to check it out but we had a "K" car that they would let us check out for car "dates". I think the rule was that you just had to make sure it was clean and fueled when you brought it back ... more
            • CarPastor Jennie Barnett-Owen 88=91, Tue Apr 19 6:54pm
              Yep. It was a huge old ugly car. One girl in Daisy had it a couple of times. She was a year or two older than I and was dating a cowboy on campus. Do you know who I am talking about Scottie? If I see ... more
              • Re: CarAnonymous, Tue Apr 19 7:01pm
                yea i whent there in may of 99 and it had been gone for a few years already supposedly some one took it and whent off campus and got drunk or something! i just didnt know if it was true or not.
                • Re: CarAnonymous, Wed Apr 20 12:02pm
                  People back since I don't know how long all ways took the cars where they weren't suppose to and some even did go drinking. I guess it was the ones that got caught that caused others not to have the... more
                • carPastor Jennie Barnett-Owen, Tue Apr 19 7:21pm
                  That may have been the case but rumors to spread like wildflowers there. What unit were you in? Were the Thrasher's still there?
                  • Re: carkristina keeling 99-02, Wed Apr 20 1:46pm
                    thrashers? no never heard...when i was in harry merideth for 2 years it was structured care..we had staff on shifts no home parents...then i was in perkins for a year and i had the millers and the... more
        • yall r not old!kristina keeling 99-02, Mon Apr 18 1:14pm
          no no! im not saying your old i just meant i dont know anyone on here and i was hoping some people i was there with would be on here lol sorry! i really didnt mean that!
          • Re: yall r not old!Arledge Brashers, Mon Apr 18 6:55pm
            Of course some of us are old ..... My wife Peggy Patterson was there from 1942 to 1954 As General MacArthur said Considering my date of birth - if I was not old I'd be dead......
            • Re: yall r not old!kristina keeling 99-02, Tue Apr 19 2:07pm
              lol o well i was directing that to the person that commented on my post...
              • Kristina Keeling99-01, Wed Jun 28 12:58am
                Hey girlie you must not get on much anymore...I'm just wondering where you are at now and how things are going...I have 2 kids now 1 is 3 the other is 1 month. Life is great I'm married (going on 2... more
                • Re: Kristina KeelingKristina Keeling 99-02, Thu Jun 29 5:51pm
                  Hey girl. Geez everyone is married and has kiddos now...cept for me i guess. I live in Arlington now and work at a law firm and im bankruptcy specialist/acct manager. I live with my gf kim...weve... more
                  • Kristina????, Tue Jul 4 11:02pm
                    omg...i can't believe we are talking brings back memories....i'm glad you have an awsome job.....I'll send you my addy when we get moved into my apt.
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