Golden Arches.

Today’s scrapbook discovery is from what I remember being my first visit to a McDonalds – circa early 1960s in Omaha, Nebraska. That’s my mom in the dark cardigan standing next to my Aunt Margaret and Uncle Jack. Cousins John and Linda are sitting on the right. And – if you look closely on the left – you can see…

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Friends.

Today’s scrapbook discovery is a photo of me an my neighbor, Beth, taken in 1971-ish. Beth and I had a lot in common – including each having a big clan of brothers. In that summer of 1971 we teamed up to build a wooden Go-Kart to compete in a neighborhood race which was held on the Diers’ driveway (because, of…

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Fantastic Founding Father

Today’s scrapbook discovery is a photo of my dad at Mt. Rushmore. It was problem taken around 1980 during a road trip he made with me – driving back to college in Seattle. He was a winner. Known by all for his sense of humor – what I remember most was his ability to remain steady and kind…through all of…

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Once Upon a Time There Were No Apple Stores

Today’s scrapbook discovery is a photo I took in 1977 of our family television (for those of you old enough to remember – it was the big, boxy television set that actually sat on the floor). The image you see on the screen is something my dad did using our (then) new Atari system. It was revolutionary – and we…

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Stuffing the Ballot Box

Today’s scrapbook discovery is a photo from the late 60s. That’s me – the winner of a life size Easter Bunny from our local radio station. I won a lot of things when I was a kid – and kind of assumed that it was just part of my DNA. Years later, my father confessed that he and my four…

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