Faded photographs, protected now with lines and creases,

Tickets torn in 50 %, reminiscences in bits and items,

Traces of like, extensive ago that failed to do the job out suitable.

This common hit tune Traces, performed by the Classics 4 and published by Buddy Buie, J.R. Cobb and Emory Gordy Jr., was one particular of my favorites in large faculty. It received as superior as number two on the Billboard Sizzling 100. On my way to and from lessons, out on a date, or when it came on, I’d switch up the volume on the radio, roll down the window of my 1971 Buick Skylark and sing together to these lyrics

On the piano in my rental is a light black and white photograph of the Katricak/Katrick household in the residing place of their household in Lorain, Ohio. It is your primary black and white, pre-Earth War II photo portrait. Anyone appears so serious, even though my father has that sparkle in his eyes like he is seeking to maintain in a grin.