senior cuz

I am an unrequited entertainer. Since about eighth grade I've been a singer. I probably would have loved to have starred on Broadway in stage musicals.

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Fifty Four years ago

For those who did not know me when I was growing up, here is what I looked like when I first joined the Navy in 1952. This was taken while I was at Boot Camp at the Great Lakes Naval training Station, north of Chicago. If I look rathjer dark skinned, it was because I had spent a solid month on Miller Beach immediately after high school graduation. The steel mills were on strike and no one was hiring in Gary. I was working part time as an assistant manager of the Ridge Theater. I decided that since I was living alone because both of my adoptive parents were dead, I would join the Navy and see the world, which by the way, I did by sailing around the world on board the USS Wasp, CVA-18. The young man in the picture with me is the cousin of Gordon Mc Rae the famous movie star singer. Posted by Picasa

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Laid Back

Ever get caught in a totally laid back mode? As you can see I got caught in truly a laid back situation. Warm afternoon, church yard sale, been there since dawn setting up, found comfy recliner, fell into a doze, got rigged by others, and became subject of this trapped in time moment.
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Saturday, September 09, 2006



Cleaning out old pix that I no longer remember or have faded or no one one else would be interested in and I came across this sunset. It was taken from my apartment about 20 years ago when I lived in Pacifica, Ca. if you look closely you can see the Pacifica fishing pier to the left side of the sun's reflection on the ocean. I guess this really wasn't a sunset but a late afternoon shot, probably around 3 o'clock in the afternoon and abouit three hours before the actual sunset. An update as to what we've been doing........... Our super hot weather has finally seemingly gone bye, bye. We even have had some rain here at Sunnyside Dr. Last week we got dumped on with a little over two inches of rain right here at our place. The air is beginning to show sighs that the monsoon is nearing it's end sometime this week. Well folks, Senior Cuz will on 9/11, be celebrating reaching 72. My legs have begun to tell me that I'm no longer 50. Everything else is not too bad. Oh, well....