This is a picture of my cousins, Deanna and Cindy. It was taken in the mid-1970s. I wish it wasn’t so blurry but that is the case with so many wonderful images from this era. I love the yellow, orange, and white striped camper in the background. It reminds me of Barbie’s Country Camper, a […]
Photo Essay: A Family vacations on an undisclosed beach during the summer of 1976. Two of the siblings are wearing matching Bicentennial-themed bathing suits. (Source: Thomas Payne with CC License)
I was going to share these images of the Oklahoma Survivor Tree on the 25th Anniversary of the Oklahoma Bombing but then COVID happened and time got away from me. They were taken in 1995 following the implosion of the Alfred P. Murrah building. According to the Oklahoma City National Memorial, the Survivor Tree is […]
Country roads, take me home To the place I belong… John Denver, Country Roads, 1971 1980s Discount Store Photography Today’s Daily Photo features two brothers with super shiny hair, broad smiles, and cowboy shirts, February 1981. The “found photo” is one of my latest acquisitions from Etsy and can be categorized as discount store photography […]
5th Grade Girls, 1978-79 School Year, Massachusetts. Touchstones in this picture include prairie skirts, gauchos, and wedge sandals. You can see more photos from this set in the July newsletter. Also, I’ve joined Patreon and on August 2, will share my first monthly podcast. Join for just $1. Thanks!
DAILY PHOTO: Mother and Son, 1975. The little boy in this picture paid tribute to his mom recently when he posted this photo on Reddit. Sadly, she died from COVID19 on May 8, 2020. I contacted him (Millwood798) and requested permission to share the picture. He was so gracious and obliged. “I miss her chocolate […]
Small Town Pep Rally This picture was taken in 1984 during a small town pep rally on a Mainstreet in America’s Heartland. This is the town where I attended high school, where I was a little prom queen on the prairie many moons ago. There were only 51 people in my graduating class! I loved […]