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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Wordless (nearly) Wednesday - Two May 1961 Photos on way to California from Iowa

Wordless (nearly) Wednesday
Two May 1961 Photos on way to California from Iowa

I had just graduated from Iowa State University and taken a job with Space Technology Laboratories in Manhattan Beach, California. Nancy, Annette (10 mos), and I drove across US Route 66 most of the way. Here we are just east of the Grand Canyon somewhere, with some Native American children. I'm sure one of their parents took the photo. I bought a small hand-weaved rug from them that now is at Annette's house on the mountain in Utah (a 'few' miles north of here!).

I just came across this box of photos, and am systematically scanning each one. The one below was taken the day before, I believe in the Painted Desert/Petrified Forest area, in eastern Arizona. [We didn't know it at this time, but a year later we were living in Winslow, between where these two photos were taken - small world!]

Annette and I are standing in front of "Newspaper Rock" - she has been fascinated by pictograph and petroglyphs all her life... wonder when that started...  ;-)

Families are Forever!  ;-)


  1. These two were just too good not to have them stand alone, a bit! What memories! ;-)