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My Daddy taught us to “Do the best you can with what you’ve got.” That advice formed the cornerstone of the family’s march through life as remembered by the author and first born of six children.


From humble beginnings in a working-class neighborhood, Ebb and Eula managed to raise their children with the confidence and work ethic that took them Straight Outta Lonsdale into successful careers, independent lives, and many opportunities to contribute to society.


This book is a collection of memories written initially as a legacy for the author’s beloved granddaughter, Taylor, but contains vivid images that may ring true to many other working-class families who made their way through the mid-20th century.

Straight Outta Lonsdale

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