A Day at the Beach

Ace-Barb-beach-1940s

A day at the beach for Ace and Barbara sometime in the 1940s.

It was a great time to live in California — at least from the point of view of Ace and Barbara’s kids. The coast was much open for recreational exploration than today when so much of it has been privatized. The Santa Clara Valley was still a lush orchard paradise, ofte referred to as the Valley of the Heart’s Delight. Springtime featured a sea of blossoms among many orchards of fruit trees.

Ace and Barbara taught in the Monterey area until they moved to Los Gatos in 1944.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s