Photo 1. The year, 1952, had him, pictured on the far left of the photo, with 5 siblings. Two more would be added in the usual 2 year interval.
Photo 2. School had not yet had his attention, except maybe for the geography class. The details covered for tests were not the appeal. The capitol of Bolivia; LaPaz...etc. What was more interesting - did it look like the pictures in the books? Jungles? Wild animals? Those curious things an 8 year old finds of interest.
Photo 3. This was the year, he "met" the first love of his life. No, not Carol. Not yet. Instead, it was camera of his own - A newer version of the Kodak Brownie. Smaller and easier to use than the older 1940 version of the Kodak Brownie box his parents used on their honeymoon in 1941.
Dreams... they included travel. Would he ever go to these places he only saw in books? Better yet, visit and take his own photos?
Just a dream he thought (-:
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