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Posts by Tom McKinney


Rafting on the River

"In early 1983, I saw an ad in Orange County touting the South Fork of the American River offering special discounts for groups of fifteen or more."


A Close Encounter

"Several years ago, my wife Mary Ann and I booked a couple of nights at Skywatcher’s Inn, a B&B located in the desert four miles from Benson, Arizona."


Relatives I’ll Never Forget

"I would say I was fortunate to have so many family members take an interest in me — especially my mother. I remember them with gratitude and fondness."


From Rim to River and Return

"One of the places we fell in love with was the South Rim of the Grand Canyon."


Good Friends Are a Treasure

With the recent passing of a friend in Orange County, I thought about the great memories we made together with her husband, who died several years ago.


A Lifelong Dodger Fan

"I have been a Dodger fan since I was eight or nine years old. I lived in a small town in north Georgia and I did not have a radio."


Money Memories

"When I was nine I decided I wanted to earn some money to buy a used radio. One of my friends who had a newspaper route said there was an opening to sell the Atlanta Journal on the street five days a week. I applied and got the job."

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