1970 ~ Ohio River

    In my youth my family liked to camp and for a time we had the opportunity to rent a small beach area (100 ft per lot) on the banks of the Ohio River just upriver from downtown Evansville. Several families chipped in and ended up with 2 lots side by side. No electricity / water, etc, just 200 ft of sandy beach. So it was common on the weekends there was always someone there and many camped overnight. Several people had boats so there was… Read More »1970 ~ Ohio River

    In The Year 1949

      What a time to be alive! 4 years aftre the end of WWW II everything was looking rosy to this young couple, my mom & dad. They were still dating at the time as they didn’t get married until 1950. Maybe they went to a dance and heard the then popular songs: A Little Bird Told Me by Evelyn Night, That Lucky Old Sun by Frankie Laine and Riders in the Sky by Vaughn Monroe. Or went to see one of the new movies in the day: Samson and Delilah, On The… Read More »In The Year 1949