Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite, in 1951: View of the Yosemite Valley: Half Dome, 8,842 feet (2,695 meters): The bottom and left photos are labeled “Over Tioga Pass.” The Tioga Pass area, on the eastern side of Yosemite, is full of hiking trails and sights such as Tenaya Lake and the Tuolumne Grove of ancient Sequoias. With this photo — a view of Echo […]
I’m a little bit late posting this week due to arriving home from my trip yesterday and having to do 4 loads of laundry while fighting with a sewer line blockage. I also had to run over to my mom’s and retrieve the bag I accidentally left in her car last night; it contained my wallet and ID, plus a […]
A few more images from San Antonio de las Minas, near Ensenada, Mexico. The next slides were labeled “Loma Linda church.” And here my dad and another man are talking to someone he identified as Amador Roberte, possibly the pastor of the church they were visiting.
We have been providing love to our kids long enough now that a number of our earlier children have returned to visit the home they remember with fondness, and to thank us for the love they received while here. Often they portray their time with us as the sole bright spot and changed focus of an otherwise troubled youth. Remember […]
One of the long-term projects of Frank Gonzales’ organization was building an orphanage in Tepic, Mexico. I never visited the site, but my dad returned there several times.
One of our very favorite places to visit was the giant market in the middle of the beautiful city of Guadalajara. I knew it as the Mercado Libertad (Liberty Market), and it’s also called the Mercado San Juan de Dios. I could have spent weeks browsing everything on offer in the mercado; it is the largest indoor market in Latin […]