In 1948…

Warner Brothers shows its first color newsreel. NBC begins its first nightly newscast. Ceylon, later Sri Lanka, gains its independence. Hell’s Angels is founded. Arturo Tosconini makes his television debut with the NBC Orchestra. Land Rover makes its first appearance. The World Health Organization was founded. Julia Child enrolled in the Cordon Bleu Cooking School … Continue reading In 1948…

Fish, Fish, Fish

No trip to this area would be complete without a trip to the Monterrey Peninsula and a visit to the Monterrey Bay Aquarium. We got an early start this morning and drove straight on down. Traffic was not too bad. The route took us over hills, through ancient eucalyptus groves, past farms, and finally past … Continue reading Fish, Fish, Fish

Easter Flight

It turned out to be a more exciting Easter weekend than we had planned. Chip had invited us for lunch after church, then John Ellenberg offered to fly us from Greenville to Newberry in his twin-engine Beechcraft Baron to visit the parents. Glynda, Chip, and I took John up on his offer. We took off … Continue reading Easter Flight