On this, the 33rd anniversary of Dad’s passing, I just want to share a few pictures with you all.


Here we are at the playground of what would eventually be my elementary school, Fries (pronounced “freeze”) Avenue School in Wilmington, CA. I remember that sweater having Snoopy and Charlie Brown, and the characters and text above it–I don’t remember that–was some kind of plastic stuff and really puffy.


This was at the L.A. County Fair in Pomona, CA. He bought me that checkered flag I’m holding and you couldn’t pry that thing away from me with a crow bar. That’s my brother on the right and yes, I was a very fat child.


Finally, I don’t think I need to tell you where this is. Pretty much explains why we spend so much time there…


…especially the place where the original picture was taken. (Yes, I added the border to that one.)

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