1967 Clinton Townwhip MI. At home. Danny Haase, Gerry (Moody)’s eldest nephew playing with Hercules!
December 1967. Gerry Kimbel Furton Moody (my wife) and her sister Jean, aka Jeanne, Kimbel Haase opening gifts at Jean’s house. Butch, Jean’s husband, spent his working career as a meat cutter at Kroger, much of it in Romeo MI. I was working at WBRB, Clinton Township, Gerry worked at a small factory/shop in Mount Clemens and Jean, as always, claimed to be a nurse’s aid working at a hospital in Warren Mi. (flefoto. South Nunneley Road. Clinton Township. MI)
19661200. Gerry and friend walking out of the little factory where she worked 1) because she needed to keep busier than our little upstairs apartment demanded and 2) because broadcasting never paid worth a shit until my friend JC hit the jackpot one time. Near where we lived. (flefoto. fle. Mount Clemens, MI)
196702. Venice Beach (?) (near Venice) Florida. Visiting Gerry’s mom and stepdad on the beach, birding with my brand new Yaschica SLR (which replaced the Petri which Jacky had sent me from Vietnam), sightseeing, a time when tourism was fun. (flefoto. fle. I think Gerry and her mom are both in this shot).
1966. Danny Haase and “Herc” Hercules in the living room of their home. Clinton Township MI. How they did love that dog. (flefoto by fle)
Puryear TN. ca 1972l at the A A Watson Farm near Puryear TN. l-r: Mr. Watson (lvie Allen Watson. elder statewmqn, son Lomas Watson, lived with is parents entire life, as did Reba, My hope is that I’ll be able to tell some of their stories afore I can’t. Picture no electricity. Sitting around the living room at nigh, listening to a battery radio with an outsie antenna. Listening to the Grand Ole Opry broadcast from WSM, Nashville (Cowboy Copas, Carl Smith, June Carter Smith, Little Jimmy Dickens, Stringbean, Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb, Kitty Wells, Ted and Doyle the Wilburn Brothers, Grandpa Jones, Web Pierce. ((flefoto ca 1972. Puryear TN)