Category Archives: nostalgia

~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Nostalgia + Skywatch Friday ~

After my father passed in June, my husband and I took a Road Trip Odyssey to favorite places my family had enjoyed in my adolescence, and to visit the cemetery in Wenatchee, Washington, where my maternal grandparents are buried. As … Continue reading

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~ Shady Pines Resort – Conconully, Washington ~

When I was in grade school, my parents would bundle us kids into the pickup with camping gear and fishing boat, and drive from Wenatchee to ‘Harry’s Resort’ (now Shady Pines) on Conconully Reservoir, near Omak. My memories of those … Continue reading

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~ Mac’s Landing ~ Deer Lake, WA ~

Last night we stayed in Newport, Washington where my family lived from 1950-55. Since I was very young, my recollections of Newport are few and far between. Our focus yesterday, Sunday was to visit Deer Lake Resort for a picnic … Continue reading

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~ Monochrome Monday + WPC – Alpha 3 ~

In the hot days of summer what better way for young ones to make some money than a lemonade stand! <a href=””>Alphabet</a&gt;

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~ Tuesday Two by Two + WPC ~ Connected ~

For the love of open windows, lumpy seats, stick shifts with gears grinding…     …and an eight cylinder engine growling and rumbling over gravel roads! In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Connected.”  

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Fill ‘er Up! ~ Sunday Stills ~ Sepia

This bedraggled gasoline pump caught my eye when I walked by, and seemed a fitting subject for sepia coloration. Those were the days — when gasoline cost less than a dollar a gallon!

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Avacado Mixmaster ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Relic

Mom gave me this Sunbeam Mixmaster, top of the line in 1969, as a wedding gift. Avacado was the color rage then, along with Tangerine and Lemon. Every time I pull it out, I think of Mom; what a good … Continue reading

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