Childhood best friend Jeff Schmidt on bus viewing the South Dakota prairie. We were traveling by bus between Watertown and Sturgis to see my aunt Ruth. Our family had moved from S.D. to Ohio the year before and I went back to S.D. for a summer visit.
South Dakota prairie from Greyhound bus 1976.
Thought this made a neat diptych.
Kurt and Jeff. Childhood friends in Watertown, South Dakota.
Beer can and bottle collection from 6th grade. Some other interesting objects like Action Jackson action figure hanging by neck. Also, a shrunken applehead dangling, old camera on top shelf and various dart boards.
Family trip to Washington, D.C. Capitol view.
The White House as seen from the top of the Washington Monument. My second cousin and I then ran down all the monument steps...lots of steps!
Mom, me, sister Denise an Dad in front of the Treasury Dept. Dad asked some guy to take this photo.
Portrait of my dear sister Denise.
The movie "Jaws" had come out that year and was all the rage. Some neighborhood friends and I got together and made a Jaws snow sculpture.
Jaws with body parts. (notice head, arm and comb)
Aaron sticking head in Jaws!
Aaron with skull and Jaws.
Rick throwing snowball at camera.
Aaron throwing snowball.
Our black labs Governor and Jim in their kennel.