Psychologist have written much about memories of early childhood, saying they cannot be trusted. They claim the adult mind has a difficult time separating what is learned through repeated stories and what is learned from actual personal experience. After this story is told, you be the judge about the validity of these memories. First–just a little background:
I remember sounds from my childhood home in the Texas Panhandle, noises that made me fearful and cold when I was small, with echoes that I rarely hear anywhere else, the calls of coyotes at night.