Archive for the 'Looking Back' Category

First Words

Friday, August 4th, 2006

I visited the Santa Fe Springs Heritage Center today, on the way home from a CHP office where I got a fix-it ticket signed off (had to replace burnt out license plate lights). One of the historical displays mentioned the first words ever spoken across a telephone line. They were: “Mr. Watson–come here–I want to [...]

A Year Ago Today

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

A year ago today, I was in Hayden, Idaho with my family. That afternoon we went bowling. Here are my niece and two nephews, August 3, 2005: Last summer, I was away from home quite a bit. I flew to New York City, went to Yosemite, drove up the coast to Portland, went to Ensenada, [...]