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Throwback Thursday – My Father Was Born This Day In 1925

Thursday , 9, April 2015 Comments Off on Throwback Thursday – My Father Was Born This Day In 1925

Many things happened around the world in 1925.   The First Motel (Motorists Hotel) opened in San Luis Obispo, California. Adolf Hitler published his personal manifesto Mein Kampf. Sears Roebuck opened its first retail store in Chicago, Illinois, after operating the Sears catalog for nearly 40 years. Benito Mussolini declared he was taking over Italy […]

My maternal grandfather was color blind. He could only see shades of gray. Life for him was like the black & white TV of my youth. It did no good to describe colors to him; how could it? You can’t picture something you’ve never seen. To say “The sky is a beautiful blue today.” to […]

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