Mickie our family dog.

The Year of 1948 (I was 21 years old)

What was happening in the world:

What was happening in the USA:

What was happening in California:

What was happening in sports:

What was happening at the movies:

Other great movies were:

Memorable Songs were:

What was happening in my life:

<---- What was happening in 1947

What was happening in 1949 ---->

Our old place on Laguna in Oakland. Ma and Dad at Long Beach. Tom in Long Beach.

My little brother Tom
On a family trip to Long Beach.

Ma and her sailor boy
Another picture taken on our family vacation to Long Beach.

Our old place at 3616 Laguna Avenue in Oakland
I remember Ma on her hands and knees trying to get this Ivy to grow on the steep slope. See how our house looks now on Google Street View below.

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The same place over 50 years later
How our old place on Laguna looks more recently on Google Street View.

The Moulin Rouge strip club on Market Street in San Francisco. Downtown Oakland and the Paramount.

Moulin Rouge on Market Street in San Francisco
I would go see "Candy" do her thing on stage.

Mickie our family dog
I had the ugly experience of taking her to the pound to be put down. As an adult, I decided to never have pets.

The Paramount in downtown Oakland
Where we went to see Limelight.

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