In December, I found a notebook of slides at my mother’s house. I thought she’d thrown away most of the slides and pictures she’d taken over the years, including those from my brother’s and my childhood. But among the handful of books she hadn’t given to Goodwill was a grungy green notebook with plastic sleeves of slides.
Years ago, Rich had purchased a scanner with a plastic sleeve, which lets you scan a dozen slides at once. As a surprise, he scanned in a couple of the slides from the grungy green notebook. They must have been taken during the Seattle World’s Fair in 1962 when my parents drove up from California. Here are a couple of my favorite: