Bob Ramsdell
Bob Ramsdell

I am 80 years old and have been taking pictures since I was 10 years old. Served in Korean War on Okinawa. Planned and designed highways for CalTrans for 38 years. A large amount of my pictures were taken in San Francisco. I am a member of a world wide photo club (PhotoSig) where I have about 800 photos. People critique my photos and I critique theirs.

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Snapple Iced Tea pin

With all this hot weather,  what better way to remind you to drink some Snapple Iced Tea than to wear this Snapple Iced  Tea Pin.  People...

Spoonerism

In 1904, my uncle worked for the Travel Editor of the Los Angeles Times. He was assigned to escort a summer student group to Europe. He kept...

Toilet Training

This is my Siamese cat, Susie.  I took a lot of pictures of her and her son, Bobo. We decided that we didn’t want Chinese sounding  ...

Doris Day

I saw Doris Day in her first movie, Romance on the High Seas, in San Francisco in 1948. She was there promoting the movie. She was very pret...

Jagermeister Surprise

A friend of mine gave me a bottle of Jagermeister liqueur for my birthday. It was delicious and it had a unique bottle top which I kept. It ...

Hans Christian Andersen

One of my favorite actors was Danny Kaye and I had a chance to see him in person in San Francisco in 1947.  I had seen all of his movies. O...

Lucky Unicorn

My wife always liked unicorns and I would buy unicorn figurines, paintings,  etc. One of her favorite short stories was “The Unicorn ...

Happy Face

I was looking through a thrift shop bin of miscellaneous stuff and found this happy face pin which was about  one inch in diameter.  It wa...

Advertising Cow

In Independence, Oregon, there is a full size model of a cow on the sidewalk in front of a cattle supply store. The owner of the store has d...

Senior Prom Orchid

In the 1940’s when a guy took out his girlfriend to the Senior Prom, he would give her an orchid. Most of the girls would try to keep ...

Bill Clinton $3 bill

This is an anti Bill Clinton $3 bill. I don’t know if the whistle in his mouth is a referee’s or a police whistle. I noticed the...

Jack Paar

I always enjoyed watching Jack Paar on TV, reading his books and decided to write him a letter. One subject in the letter was about a person...

More Tempest Storm

I had already posted an autographed picture of Tempest Storm and she sent me another one with a lot of smaller pictures of her some in regu...

John Glenn

It’s hard to believe that John Glenn’s orbit of the moon was 50 years ago, but it was on February 20, 1962 that he did this. I h...

Love/Hate New York

This is a small paper back book made by a cartoonist, Bernie Karlin showing the good side and bad side of New York City. For example, one s...

John Madden and his Bus

Former Coach of the Oakland Raiders and now a commentarian on the NFL never flies but instead has a deluxe fitted bus to take him to games. ...