Tag Archives: memories

Dec
28
  • Childhood Memories – The Sled

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      Earlier this year my wife and I visited Art Hill in Forest Park to watch people using their sleds, snow disks, snow boards, and other things (even just sheets of plastic) to slide down the hill below the Art Museum.  Surprisingly, with the number of people trying to use a relatively compact area, there didn’t seem to be any arguments, disagreements, or serious collisions.  The hill was used by people of all ages and sizes and all seemed to […]

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Dec
27
  • Childhood Memories – Green Tractors

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    Model D Model 730 All through my childhood and through my college years my father worked as a mechanic at our local John Deere dealer.  In those days it was common for children to visit their parents at work and while we didn’t have all of today’s safety rules, I don’t remember anyone ever being seriously injured during these visits.  Some of my earliest memories are of the used John Deere Model D tractors parked outside the dealership waiting for […]

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