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BiBe 1964

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Offline Terlingua50337

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BiBe 1964
« on: June 13, 2010, 07:15:47 PM »
This is a trip in 1964 that proceeded the Bear Hunt in the Basin. By the way that one happened in 1965 I'm now told. Too bad cameras weren't as good then as now but this film is 40 some odd years old.


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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2010, 07:38:04 PM »
Terlingua50337 is this your family or something you found on Youtube?  It's great either way.  It is amazing how some things, like the Basin campground look the same today.

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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2010, 07:46:43 PM »
That's quite a passel of kids. Mom was very brave!  Is that a Buick Roadmaster? 

Al

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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2010, 06:46:38 AM »
Yeah, that's the family, 3 sisters and a younger brother. He's the one hanging on to Mother like a baby chimp. Otis is gone now or I'd ask him for sure about the Buick but I'm pretty sure it was a 58 Roadmaster. In 64 I would have been...... 5.

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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2010, 09:15:45 AM »
Neat O film.  Enjoyed watching. :eusa_dance:

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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2010, 10:53:43 AM »
I was not even born in 64. That is one great family Big Bend film, thanks for sharing Terlingua.
Stay thirsty, my friends.

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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2010, 10:41:46 PM »
Cool video! Thanks for sharing a part of your childhood memories. My Dad had an 8 mm movie camera in the 60's. All I remember are the lights needed to film indoors would blind everyone on the receiving end of that thing.
Don
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Offline fartymarty

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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2010, 09:30:14 PM »
Reminds me of the essay from 1978 that I........

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.....I returned late that night, with a severely sprained ankle wrapped and shot full of cortisone. The kids were organized, and totally in charge.
.....next few days found me recuperating, while those amazing kids tended to all the chores, organized their activities, and created memories far superior
to those that might have come under Dad’s tutelage. Their confidence born of that experience remains today. John recently told me that our experiences
taught him that he “could do anything”
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Sometimes the best parenting we do is by accident, how fortunate for you and the kids that it happened in BiBe!
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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2010, 10:10:11 PM »
 :eusa_clap: to the essay and to the video
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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2010, 08:43:41 AM »
Reminds me of the essay from 1978 that I submitted to Visit Big Bend contest
Nice essay, Quicksilver. Be sure and let us know when you win the contest! :icon_biggrin:

P.S. Glad you got it posted as a .doc instead of a .docx this time. :icon_wink:

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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2010, 09:19:55 AM »
Reminds me of the essay from 1978 that I submitted to Visit Big Bend contest
Nice essay, Quicksilver. Be sure and let us know when you win the contest! :icon_biggrin:

P.S. Glad you got it posted as a .doc instead of a .docx this time. :icon_wink:
Yeah, thanks, Boaz showed me how. So how do you "open" the essay?
I just click on the attachment link and my browser asks if I want to save it or open with Microsoft Word. The problem with a .docx file is older versions can't open it. If it's not too much text, you could always just post it in the body of your message.

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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2010, 10:38:03 AM »
Loved the story!!!

For the fun of it, I converted the doc to PDF.

« Last Edit: June 16, 2010, 10:48:04 AM by MilesOfTexas »
"I have an excellent profession, but I don't enjoy it near as much as I do when I am in the heart of the wilderness, surrounded by marvelous creations, and efforting to capture what I see and feel so I may share it with others."

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Re: BiBe 1964
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2010, 12:22:12 PM »
I just click on the attachment link and my browser asks if I want to save it or open with Microsoft Word. The problem with a .docx file is older versions can't open it. If it's not too much text, you could always just post it in the body of your message.
But how do you post it "open" in the body of the message, rather than "clicking" it open?
Copy the text from your Word document and paste it into the message. Unless there is some formatting in the document or pictures, there's nothing to be gained by hacing it in a separate attached document other than allowing someone to easily save it.
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