Vol XVII – #021 – When We Were a Couple of Kids

Report #5856 Photo: LR_4-19-17

When We Were A Couple of Kids

Vol XVII - #020 - The Tax Man Cometh
Vol XVII - #022 - What Lies Beneath

(Report by Jim) Coming in a little late today, I know. Keith is slowly recovering. We haven’t had an Erhardt Peters day in a while, so I thought I would show some that we rarely see. The first photo may or may not be of EP as a kid. I can’t say for sure if the title was auto-biographical or not. I can’t even say if the fishing or school shot was taken in Leland or not (but I know the bridge one is for sure). Odds are pretty good, though. I doubt any of these kids are still with us, they would be really old now as this was 1920’s-30’s. Being a kid in Leland is the best, I have to say. I may have grown up in the advent of video games and did spend a bit of my time playing them over the Summer. But I spent most of my time outside. I ran the breakwall. I dialed “UNCLE” on the Mercantile payphone to make it ring back on unsuspecting “fudgies”. And these kids probably hung out at the beach like I did, trying to body surf the waves. Yes, “when we were a couple of kids” sums it up.

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Judy in Grand Blanc
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Fun pictures Jim!

Tom Gillem
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Missing you, Keith. Hope you get well soon.

Jeff in Paw Paw
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Thanks for the look back. Great stuff.

susan gits
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It is nice to know that even back then, sisters had to wear matching dresses.
Get well, Mr. B.

John Frank
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And I’d guess the three boys who lived on farms wore bib overalls and the three boys who lived in town didn’t.

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