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Showing posts from June, 2012

Here's to Mayor Bloomberg

It's just too hot to go with less than 16 oz......

Peachland Home

Located in the small town of Peachland NC, just off of US 74, east of Charlotte, lies this older home. This is a very small and quiet community and sure does look like it would be a nice place to live.

Click HERE to read more about Peachland NC.

G & L Hot Dogs

To me these are the best chili dogs you can get. Just walk in and order the "special".
Click HERE to read more about them and to see their menu.

Mary Sheffield Dunn Marker In The Bennett Cemetery

Click HERE to read more about Mary Sheffield Dunn.

Polkton Cemetery

This was the only headstone I could see for this grave.

An overgrown vet's grave. How sad to see not only this one but most of the graves in this cemetery overgrown like this one.




Slave Burial In The Bennett Cemetery

Cheap Gas

Just too bad they weren't open. Closed. Gone out of business. Oh well....

But did get gas for this price...

Baa Baa Black Sheep

All Things Thrifty

Jason's deli

Had lunch in Jason's deli in uptown Charlotte at the Epicentre. Excellent food and service as usual. Great place to eat.

Now there is a salad.

Welcome to Charlotte

A sign outside Jason's deli in the Epicentre in uptown Charlotte.

Summer Has Arrived

It's 7:09 PM and so summer is officially here now... Hit the beach...

Planting Time

Now this had to be very hard work back in those days.

Meanwhile back at the chicken ranch...

Whoa... now there are some big chickens.

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Father's Day

My Dad... my beginning with my dad back in our apartment located on Apple Ave and Stevens St in Muskegon MI. Started out working at Continental Motors on "the hill" in the test cells for aircraft engines. Later on went to work for his dad as an electrician and from there they had their own company, Ruiter Electric Company.

My dad up at the old "Deer Shanty" located about 10 miles out of Rudyard MI. I really think this was one of his many favorite places for a vacation. Out in the backwoods, with a trout stream across the dirt road, total silence, and the wildlife.

Our first trip, of several, to the West. Hey, no fancy motels back then, just cabins. I remember the one, where my dad is standing in front of, had a TV BUT it was coin operated. Well there was no way my dad was going to pay for TV when he already payed for the cabin. So, him being an electrician, he removed the back of the TV and re-wired around the coin box. Then free TV for the night. Just one of those t…

W.C. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center

Invasion of the Bees

Wine, Women, and Song

The Musicraft Record Label that was active in the 1930's and 1940's.

Song by Buddy Clark (1912-1949) who was popular in the 1930's and 1940's.

Herd of Goats

Talk about a wild herd...