Category Archives: MCDONALD/MACDONALD etc.

An Unfortunate End comes to Soon!

Little did I know that as I sat with him watching the Apollo 11 mission on TV in 1969 that he would be gone by July of 1970.  His death was a shock to us all.  He was the youngest … Continue reading

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The Threat of a Secondary Freeway…1960 to 1972 in Seattle!

The Tacoma-Seattle-Everett freeway open to traffic December of 1962. Historylink says it was February 3, 1965 . I remember riding in the car with my parents and taking the Lake City exit just for fun. This freeway cut Seattle in half … Continue reading

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Missiles, the 747, the SST, and NASA and Space 1958 to 1970

There is an online pamphlet that had a very detailed timeline for the Boeing Company at this link: http://www.boeing.com/resources/boeingdotcom/history/pdf/Boeing_Chronology.pdf I wanted to know what aircraft and military projects Boeing was working on from 1952 to 1970 when my Dad was there working. … Continue reading

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Boats, hydrofoils and more trailers….

Keith may have had several boats but the one I remember is the one he built in the basement of wood and some plastic resin/polymer he coated it with. The name of the polymer escapes me at the moment.  It made … Continue reading

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