Category: Lifetime in A Month

  • A Lifetime Packed into a Single Month pg 4

    BACK TO CALIFORNIA The West bound plane left Willow Run at 11:45 a.m., Sept. 14, on time, stoppingonly at Chicago on the flight to Los Angeles. There were 60 passengers aboard this time and the usual efficient crew, captain, 1st officer, flight engineer, and two stewardesses, with all of whom I had good informative conversations. […]

  • A Lifetime Packed into a Single Month pg 3

    HOWELL AND VICINITY Leaving New London, we headed for Howell, Michigan, stopping in Ann Arbor to call on Mrs. Blum, 88, and at Brighton to see the Newman, mother and daughter. At 8 p.m. we arrived at Lake Chemung, which is Winfield’s cottage home while at Howell, next door to the Yoon family, where we […]

  • A Lifetime Packed into a Single Month pg 2

    First we hit for the Ohio Turnpike, entered at Maumee, Michigan, thus by-passing the city of Toledo. Upon reaching the turnpike objective we put up for the night and next day traversed that wonderful highway for 150 miles at 65 m.p.h. There is not a crossroad or signal in its 241 miles between the East […]

  • A Lifetime Packed into a Single Month pg 1

    SEPTEMBER 1956A Lifetime Packed into a Single MonthByCHARLES    SMITH LINE On the morning of September 7th, at Los Angeles International Airport, my son Francis put me aboard an American Airlines Cruiser bound for Detroit. Seven days later, at the same airport, he met me upon my return. In those seven days, with my other son […]