Sunday, April 28, 2013

ONE OF MY COUSINS IN NEW YORK SENT ME THESE PICTURES, BUT I DON'T KNOW WHO THE HECK THEY ARE!

I haven't seen some of these pictures in many, many years, probably since these were taken and never saw the last one until recently!


We were certainly one of the first in 1960 in Augusta, Georgia to have a "Chinese Pug!" His name was G.G. and he was a great dog! He died at 16 when I was in my early 20's! Everyone would say "he was so ugly, he's cute!" The dog! not me! BTW, I still have that Santa Claus; he holds a bottle of coke. I got him in 1958! That television was our family's first one, we got it in 1957 or 58 in Atlanta from Sears, the most exciting day of my life!

Now tell me, how cute is he! And I'm a Italian cowboy on our terrace in Napoli, my place of birth!

I've never seen this picture of my dad, in 1941 or so, when he was just drafted into the army and stationed at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. This was before he went into World War II in Africa and Europe and by 1960 was living 90 miles away from Ft. Jackson in Augusta, Ga where he would die in 1987! From Cape Breton, to Detroit, to Brooklyn, to Ft. Jackson, SC, to Africa, to Italy and there married in 1945, to Atlanta and then to Augusta!

2 comments:

Robert Kumpel said...

Striking resemblance--you've hardly changed!

rcg said...

H e just packs real guns....