Discoveries, not necessarily in order of importance:
- From my brother's high school year book, a reminder of why the Redlands High School Terriers were often so good in football. Check out our All-Citrus Belt League quarterback:
- From my dad's book case, a reminder that The Atlantic has always been ahead of the news. My dad was a toddler himself when this issue came out 80 years ago. Although he and my mom subscribed to the magazine when we were little children, he got this one later from a collector. The January, 1929 cover evokes a different world in some ways (click for larger) -- but check the evergreen story above the banner:
-- From the environs of the Redlands Airport, heartening news that the Hangar 24 brewery, previously mentioned here and here, has matured into a commercial and gustatory success.
Over the past year, as I've gone back and forth to Redlands on family duties, I've found excuses to go to the little airport to watch planes take off and land and
The combination of small airplanes, good beer, orange trees, and the hometown atmosphere. It will be missed.
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