A friend mentioned she was going to do Tuesdays Topic (traveling) on her Blog, that got me to thinking about traveling. I have some fond memories related to travel.
My Grandpa lived with us when I was a kid, way back when. He loved to travel. He’d get the 60 days for 60 dollars bus passes and travel all over the country. I have a scrapbook filled with postcards sent from all the places he stopped. Grandpa was a neat guy to send me so many postcards.
Even when he wasn’t traveling, he still loved travel. In those days, the Minneapolis public library had a movie theater and would show a travelog film on Wednesdays. Sometimes he’d take me along, we’d catch a bus and go downtown, it was so cool. The library also had a museum in the basement, what a fun place to explore. It was always a great day to go downtown with Grandpa.
More thoughts of travel, caused me to dig out a photo album and look through it…
I found a photo of me with my first bicycle, it was brand new to me, a freshly repainted 20 incher.
1964 was a good year… Cowboy boots and shirt plus a bicycle! Oh… The good memories. I did lots of traveling and put many miles on that bicycle!
Thank you Jen for bringing up Tuesdays Topic and giving me a smile with fond memories!