About the Book
Saturday Night Baths, Nickel Ice Cream Cones, and Other Musings of a Baby Boomer
is an endearing collection of essays and stories told by author Jane
Gallagher. The reader will share in the humor, tears, and down-to earth
stories of life in the Midwest during the fifties and sixties. Jane's
stories continue past school years into those productive professional
years, concluding with caring for an aging parent and retirement. Pet
lovers will enjoy the descriptions of the author's pets throughout the
years. People of all ages can connect with the messages in this book. No
matter how different our backgrounds, some elements of life are the
same. Sit back on the porch and enjoy the stories Jane tells.
Jane was born in Terre Haute, Indiana where she lived until she graduated from Indiana State University. She then moved to Crawfordsville and taught in the North Montgomery Community School System. She is married to Larry Gallagher and they have one son Kevin,and a daughter-in-law Rise. Jane is retired from teaching, but has spent the years since retirement working at Pleasant Hill Elementary as a preschool assistant, a reading remediation assistant, and is presently a library assistant. She enjoys reading, going to movies, walking with her fuzzy sheepdog, Maggie Bea, and spending time with her friends and family.