loved to listen to the radio.
She would sit on the floor in front of the radio
and listen to stories.
Her favorites were:
The Lone Ranger, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, and The Cisco Kid.
It was exciting to hear the Lone Ranger stories.
Tonto didn’t say much but he sounded so wise.
They always got the bad guys and saved the day.
Roy and Dale sang songs and had a friend, Gabby Hayes.
Gabby was her favorite on that show.
He was very funny and she learned funny words from him.
The Cisco Kid and his pal, Pancho, had lots of adventures.
They always laughed at the end of their stories.
She liked The Whistler and The Shadow, too.
She didn’t understand a lot of what was happening in these stories.
But the Whistler was the very best whistler!
And the Shadow had the eeriest music and when the deep voice said,
“The Shadow Knows”
she knew there were no secrets that could be kept from the Shadow.
She also listened to music.
Music could make her feel so many things,
it was magical and mystical.
She missed the big old radio when TV took its place.
It just wasn’t the same.