An aircraft carrier and North Island provide the backdrop for this water skier on San Diego Bay. The skier is enjoying a warm Sunday in January, and so was I. Sunday was a day-off at the Naval Training Center where I was a recruit.
Just before Christmas, I left Red Lodge, Montana where it was still winter.
Here is a photo of a house I lived in during my high school years.
To my great surprise, when I completed basic training in San Diego I was sent to Electronics Training at Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay. Sunday was free, so I often took the train across the Bay to the city.
From electronics school, I was sent to Los Angeles to board the heavy cruiser USS Rochester, and soon was on my way West across the Pacific Ocean.
After my tour in the navy, I went back to Montana for college. After graduation I worked as an engineer in Seattle and then moved to Palo Alto.
Where did your road take you?
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A note on the photos: all (except the little house in Red Lodge) were taken with an Argus C3, scanned to digital, and edited with Adobe Photoshop CC.