Memory Monday, Week 125

June 1979 — Our exploration of Vancouver, B.C., continued after we left Deer Lake Park; from there we drove about 12 miles northwest to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. At the time, I had no appreciation of the size and beauty of the city of Vancouver, sitting between the Strait of Georgia and a number of lakes and mountains. But […]

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Memory Monday, Week 124

June 1979 — Back in August 2017 (beginning with Memory Monday, Week 39) I shared the photos I took during my family’s 1979 road trip through Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, Canada. But missing from my collection were any images from our visit to Vancouver, B.C. — so I’m very happy that my mom recently discovered these photos that she […]

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Memory Monday, Week 55

February-March 1957 Two weeks ago I started the narrative of this road trip with a look at Washington D.C.; but the nation’s capital was actually my parents’ last stop before turning west toward home in California. So this week I’d like to go back to the point where my mom and my sister arrived in Chicago on the train and […]

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Memory Monday, Week 39

Six months ago, back in February, when I was still working my way through my dad’s old color slides for Memory Monday, I shared a bunch of images from the 1978 road trip I took with my mom and dad to British Columbia.  At the time I mentioned that although I hadn’t shot any photographs myself in 1978, I did have some […]

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Memory Monday, Week 16

Japanese Garden inside The Butchart Gardens, Victoria B.C. On the Queen of Alberni, ferry to Vancouver, BC.  My dad took the picture on the bottom right, below, to show how hard the wind was blowing — the Canadian flag was  standing straight out. State capitol building in Olympia, Washington. (I apologize for the poor quality of the images — I […]

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