Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Christmas Present

I remember this like it was yesterday, and not mumble mumble mumble years ago. After Christmas dinner, my grandfather pulled a big box from under the tree. What? For me? Golly, it's as big as I am! IMG_0003 IMG_0004 IMG_0005 IMG_0006 IMG_0007

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

You're Catching My Bad Side!

Dad took this shot in the back yard, probably in the 1980s. Clearly someone didn't want to have his picture taken! IMG_0101

Two years ago, I saw a raccoon in the same back yard. Mine was a little more friendly looking. IMG_3888

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Then and Now: Fountain

Here's a couple of pictures my father took of the lighted fountain at Centennial Square in Victoria in 1974. I assume they were taken at the same time as the set-ups look identical.

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Here's a picture I took of the fountain tonight during the Great Freeze of 2013. IMG_3328

Coin

Dad is trying his hand at a close-up. But what exactly has he photographed here? Turns out it's a 1964 silver dollar commemorating the...