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19 April 2014 at 02:42 - Comments

A thursday in april

Helen Hegener My contribution to Throwback Thursday. Four generations: My grandma, my mom, my daughter and me, sometime in the early 1980s. ยท Thursday, April 17 at 3:09pm Susan Patch, Deborah Collins, Laurie Edgar and 47 others like this. Shay SeaborneBeautiful! Bill Fikes JrThrowback Thursday eh? OK, this is as far back as I can […]

19 April 2014 at 00:19 - Comments

William Alvin Burke, Rest in Peace.

Bill Fikes Jr Uncle Bill sent my Dad a message when we lived in France and Uncle Bill was stationed in West Germany. He got in a little trouble for it, but I’m sure he thought it was worth it, and it may have been one of the first actual emails. Uncle Bill worked in […]

24 May 2012 at 23:43 - Comments

One Foggy Morning

by Don Burke on Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 12:27pm One Foggy Morning When my brother Bill and I were boys we knew every trail on every mountain within ten miles of home, home being the beautiful Del Prete “Ranch of the Roses” below the tailing pile of the Sonoma County Quicksilver mine near Guerneville, […]

1 January 2012 at 13:10 - Comments

Curly’s Gold – The Mouse House

Curly’s Gold by Don Burke on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 11:29am It all started with brother George and his barber Curly. I suppose barbers hear a lot of interesting stories and according to Curly, an old timer sitting in his barber chair told him of finding a gold nugget in the stream bed of […]

7 November 2010 at 14:11 - Comments

My UFO Story

by Don Burke on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 5:38pm When I was a boy growing up, I was probably 12 or so, myself and a friend were walking into town, probably to see a movie. It was almost dark out and we were taking a shortcut across the school ground field. We had been […]

7 November 2010 at 06:30 - Comments

The Walrus on the Moon

November 20, 2009 o Billy L. Fikes Jr I think everyone tagged has seen, and possibly held, this item. o William A. Burke Your Grandmother had lots of little glass figurines, was this one of em ??? o Billy L. Fikes Jr Extra points for where he lived o William A. Burke On the Moon […]

3 November 2010 at 05:00 - Comments