Monthly Archives: September 2007

Beach Hut

Copyright Bill Reed 2007 When I was a kid my step father was in the Navy and was sent to Guam during the Korean war. The whole family went along and we spent three years on the island from 1952 … Continue reading

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Morgan’s Cove

Copyright Bill Reed 2007 Sir Henry Morgan – 1635-1688 was a Welsh privateer who became leader of the buccaneers. He was among Englands most notorious and succesful privateers. Now, what is the difference between a privateer, a buccaneer and a … Continue reading

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Hey diddle diddle….

Copyright Bill Reed 2007 Hey diddle diddle,The cat and the fiddle,The cow jumped over the moon,The little dog laughed to see such a sight,And the dish ran away with the spoon. The origin of the poem is unknown however I … Continue reading

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Old King Cole

Copyright Bill Reed 2007 Old King Cole was a merry old soul And a merry old soul was he; He called for his pipe and he called for his bowl And he called for his fiddlers three. Every fiddler had … Continue reading

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J. Wellington Wimpy

Wimpy was a regular character in E.C. Segars comic strip called Thimble Theater. He was actually one of the more important characters until Popeye was introduced and became Olive Oyls new boy friend. Wimpy was soft spoken and a bit … Continue reading

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Beach Buggy

Copyright Bill Reed 2007 When I was 13 and my brother had just turned 16, he worked for a landscaper and saved enough money to buy his first car. It was a 1931 Ford Sport Coupe. A SportCoupe was a … Continue reading

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‘ 36 Chevy

All images copyright Bill Reed 2007 When I started Disney in 1966 as an apprentice inbetweener my salary was $55.00 a week. It was pretty poor pay but I figured I was getting the best education in the animation industry … Continue reading

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