As I go through my collection of family slides (again), I can’t help but wonder how each image wound up where it sits in the various slide carousels. Why do some of them have handwritten notes while most have nothing to hint at when and where they were shot? And why are they so wildly out of order? I’ll probably […]
I must have walked past this old backstop dozens of times without even noticing. It sits in a back corner behind the local elementary school, looking like a forgotten relic of another age. On this day, I was coming back from my morning hike, feeling rather tired and discouraged. Suddenly, there it was: broken, rusted, tilted askew, its small wheels […]
This week I’m concluding my slide carousel labeled 1951 — although in fact the last couple of slides have the year 1950 written on them, and the first three might actually be from 1956. Ah, well! I originally posted these images in late 2016; they include scenes from a snow trip up Highway 50 (east of Sacramento) as well as […]
Images from Echo Summit and Lake Tahoe in 1951.
This week I’m finishing up the scenes from the Yosemite region shot in 1951. You can find my previous Yosemite post (week 6) right here; and you’d like to compare my earlier versions of these slides, you’ll find them in my Memory Monday, Week 5, post from December 2016. Next week, I’ll take another look at some slides from Lake […]
Images from a trip to Yosemite National Park in 1951; I originally posted these pictures in December 2016.
This week I thought I’d share a few family pictures; some of these I’ve shared before, but I think they look better this time around! I’ve arranged them in more or less chronological order to show some of the changes we’ve gone through over the years.