(A woman and her injured father move to a farm and try to ...)
A woman and her injured father move to a farm and try to eke out a living. She meets 3 men and eventually discovers she likes farm life and one of the men.
(The frontier spirit of the American West a century ago is...)
The frontier spirit of the American West a century ago is re-created in this story of a girl who learns that genuine love is more important than a life of security.
Student, University Oklahoma, 1923—1925. Bachelor, New Mexico State University, 1952.
Teacher Drumright Schools, Oklahoma, 1923—1928, Crowley Schools, Louisiana, 1943—1945, University Oklahoma, 1960, 1974, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1976. Freelance writer, 1945.
Chairman Drug and Crime Commission, Las Cruces, 1970—1972. Chairman board trustees Branigan Library., since 1970. Treasurer Dona Ana ARts Council, 1987.
Board directors Good Samaritan Retirement Village, Las Cruces, since 1980, Friends of Library., Las Cruces, 1975—1985. Trustee New Mexico Library. Association, Santa Fe, 1970—1980.
Member City Planning Commission, Las Cruces, 1982—1985. Member of New Mexico Press Women (Zia award 1969, 1971), Phi Mu, Wednesday Literature (Las Cruces) (president 1975), Altrusa 1975, Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Kappa Phi 1960, 1970.
Married Orville East. Priestley, June 14, 1926. Children: Joseph Shore, Orville Eugene, Junior.