“In 1944, my dad was a gunner’s mate in the Merchant Marine. My brothers and I would ride our bikes to the bus stop to meet him whenever he got a weekend pass.” -George Marfis, Reminisce Extra, March 2017 (Check out these adorable vintage pictures of kids horseback riding.)
“The Andrews sisters, from left, Colleen, 2, Kathleen, 4, and Maureen, 3, and brother Jim, 6, show off their mom’s sewing skills in matching outfits in Coventry, RI, in 1962. ‘We dressed alike for all holidays,’ says Kathleen.” -Kathleen Andrews, Reminisce, April 2017
“My constant desire whenever we visited my grandparents in Elk Country, PA, was ‘to drive the little car.’ They rarely agreed, but on this sunny day in 1941, I finally got my wish. Here I am at the wheel with my cousins and my big sister Mary (with glasses). -Joan Wheeler, Reminisce Extra, March 2017. These old family photos of what picnics used to look like will make you want to have one of your own.