The following poem was written by David of Letters To George. All Hallows Eve: A Villanelle The wind turns chill and whistles through the night Tricksters in masks scurry everywhere Halloween eve, time for thrills and fright A pirate and a banshee wait for the light A witch casts her spell, they stop to stare […]
Here are some wonderful 35 mm slide images of President Richard Nixon’s 1971 visit to Walla Walla, Washington. The photos first appeared on Bygone Walla Walla. They were taken by Howard B. Ludwigs. Here is a brief excerpt from the speech he gave that day. “…I would like to tell you a little about what […]
This picture of two first-wave Gen-Xers was taken in 1969 in Mt. Upton, New York. I chose it for the Daily Gen X Photo because high quality winter photos from this era are hard to come by and I can almost guarantee you that one featuring a snow mobile is extremely rare. Mount Upton is […]
All you Gen-Xers out there who watched Nadia Comaneci score perfect 10s at the 1976 Olympics will appreciate the amusing irony of this picture. It’s my daughter Bridgy wearing the gymnastics medal she won yesterday at the Nadia Comaneci International Invitational. She wore it to bed last night along with her Minion pajamas. The meet was held […]
It’s Girl Scout Cookie season! Check out this beautiful photo of Gen X Girl Scouts. They’re riding a float in a parade in Salina, Kansas, 1976. They’re members of the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland. Once again, my little girl Bridgy is selling Girl Scout cookies. Typically, we go around the neighborhood, but this year, […]
In honor of all the Gen-Xers involved in Superbowl 51, I give you Little League Football player and his little cheerleader girlfriend. The picture was taken in 1979 in Kansas. A high school friend sent it to me!