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Thursday, August 6, 2015

THROWBACK THURSDAY

Swimming, anyone?


Me (left) and my buddy, Jim, at Lake Carlyle, Saskatchewan, Canada, in the 1940's.


Forty some years later. A snorkeling trip with my buddy, Baseball Steve (not shown), off the coast near Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. The dapper pilot's name is lost in the shrouds of memory.

9 comments:

  1. You North Dakota kids were hardy little lads-submerging in cold Canadian waters. The folks who swim in the Pacific here on the central coast are usually tourists, from places like Canada, Norway, Finland, Sweden and North Dakota.

    The Mexican snorkel outing looks more like it!

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  2. Looking refreshed in both photos.

    Steve

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  3. We were tough kids...I water skied the week the ice went off the lake one spring, good thing I was a good skier, did a stand up start off the dock. water was so cold the Merc couldn't warm up.

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  4. Love the old cars in the background.

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  5. That first picture is such an image of boyhood innocence and summer fun.

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  6. Thanks, Bruce. I have many great memories of Carlyle Lake, Justamere Cottage and you.

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  7. Did you fish a lot in Mexico? I did a bit in Baja, on the large bay near Mulege.

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    1. Not at all. My fishing days were long past by then.

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  8. That first picture is such an image of boyhood innocence and summer fun. good night quotes

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