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Out of respect for Dad

It’s been 36 years since Dad has passed away.  And each year on his deathday (March 11) I give a little “heads up” to him.  I think if Dad were alive today, he’d probably be doing the same for his Dad.  So, I shall do it for him.  It was 37 years ago, July 5th …

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Father’s Day 1975

A picture speaks a thousand words…and this one says it all!  Happy Father’s Day!

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June 14th, more than just Flag Day.

On June 14, 1947 Bob and Constance were married in St. Paul’s old brick church in Bakersfield, California. A reception followed the ceremony and was held at 1912 Verde in the lovely backyard garden of Carrie Virginia Macdonald. Dad was 24 and Mom was 20 years old. In 1952, a series of earthquakes damaged the …

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