Outdoor Nostalgia

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Grandpa Vick took lunch breaks from SF Sears’ Sporting Goods in the back of his 1934 Oldsmobile, reading Outdoor Life. ‘Owned the car into the 1950’s. The ’34 Olds would overheat on regular drives to Clear Lake, where the Vicks retired. Mom didn’t learn to drive until the 1960’s… and not on the car Dad …

Remembrance of Uncle Jim

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By James Joseph Macauley In Remembrance of My Father – James W. Macauley By James Joseph Macauley September 6, 2002   Good morning.  I think we can all agree, particularly those of you who may have come from the Bay Area, that it’s a beautiful day here in Granite Bay.  On behalf of my mother, …

Uncle Jim

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Memorial at the Greer-Macauley monument in Cypress Lawn James Walter Macauley (1924-2002) The way I heard it from Dad, Uncle Jim was encouraged to go from ROTC to the California Guard… to avoid being deployed to war.  We certainly see these days that the Guard is not a way to serve with less risk. The …