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PHOTOS: Guilin to Chengdu

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PHOTOS: Guilin to Chengdu

After a great experience in Yangshuo, it was time to travel to our next destination in China to see the pandas in Chengdu, which meant another flight. Flights in China are always a concern to me, as it’s uncertain if China has the same safety standards. But everything looked the same as in the U.S., […]

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PHOTOS: Rainy Day in Yangshuo

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PHOTOS: Rainy Day in Yangshuo

There was a lot of rain in Yangshuo on our visit to the city in May 2015, so much rain that it flooded nearby rivers and forced the closing of the Impression Liu Sanjie Light Show because the stage was flooded. However, we did find the best place to eat in Yangshuo with the best […]

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1966 Tommy

Filed in LIFE PHOTOS by on May 16, 2016 0 Comments • views: 356
1966 Tommy

Photos of me from March 1966 to July 1966. I remember the stuffed dog and the drum. When I was about five or six the dog had come completely unraveled and I begged my mother to save it by sewing him back together. But he couldn’t be saved and it was a sad day.

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My First Six Months

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My First Six Months

Not sure the reason, but the parents that raised me didn’t come into my possession for a couple of weeks after I was born. I believe that I spent the first couple of weeks at Hope Cottage in Dallas, or a related facility. I have been told they called me Leonard, maybe because I was […]

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1963 Baylor University Homecoming Parade

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1963 Baylor University Homecoming Parade

Photos of Baylor University’s November 2nd, 1963 Homecoming Parade in downtown Waco, Texas. Above: The Karem Clowns of Waco’s Karem Shriners Club. Above: David Livingston Above: David Livingston (holding camera), wife Betty Livingston, Ethel Herrington (seated) and Nina Wakefield (near the pole).

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PHOTOS: Nighttime in Yangshuo

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PHOTOS: Nighttime in Yangshuo

At nighttime, Yangshuo’s karst peaks shimmer with the lights of the city, creating a special ambience for shopping, dining and revelry. After a pit stop at our New Century Hotel, we head back to the West Street area for dinner. Our quest, to find Western food that tastes like Western food that is not McDonald’s. […]

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PHOTOS: Walk Around Yangshuo (Part Two)

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PHOTOS: Walk Around Yangshuo (Part Two)

We continue our walk around Yangshuo, China into a non-tourist area where fish, produce and poultry are sold. Photos

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PHOTOS: Walk Around Yangshuo (Part One)

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PHOTOS: Walk Around Yangshuo (Part One)

We take a walk around Yangshuo, China. We stop by McDonald’s, pet the pets at the West Street International Youth Hostel, and check out the outfitters Black Rock Climbing and Bike Asia, among other things. Photos

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Climbing Karst Peak in Yangshuo

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Climbing Karst Peak in Yangshuo

There’s a karst peak at the back of Yangshuo Park that you can climb for great views of Yangshuo. Yangshuo Park is on or near Diecui Road which runs parallel to West Street, in the general area behind McDonald’s. We were directed to the steps by a nice group of locals who were gathered around […]

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1962 Western Park Subdivision in Oak Cliff

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1962 Western Park Subdivision in Oak Cliff

The Western Park subdivision in western Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas, is where I grew up. The houses in the subdivision were built about three years before my arrival in 1965. Today, it is across the street from Mountain View College (built in 1970). Before the college, there was just a field. I was lucky to […]

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