Do you remember Doublescoop column in the Statesman?

Before there was Raising Austin, there was Doublescoop, a column that ran in the Statesman several times a week. The goal was to give kids ideas of what to do during the hours between the end of the school day and dinner time.

Now author Jane Manaster is looking to connect with the kids, who are now in their 40s, who read her column. She wonders if any stayed in touch with the penpals she encouraged. Do they still have the same hobbies or collections? Was there a particular column that was memorable to them?

If you have a Doublescoop story, contact Manaster at

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