Is Charlie coming or going? Did he say, "Quick, take the picture" and then get up to leave? Or did he then settle back into the chair having been caught by his photographer wife before he had a chance to get comfortable. Charlie always looks comfortable whether standing or sitting. And this is not the first time he's been in this chair.

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SAN MARCOS in 1984

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Do you know where you were in November 1984? I'm sorry to say I barely remember where I was three days ago. Fortunately Charlie's beloved wrote on the back of this shot that he was standing at San Marcos. Doing a little research I believe Charlie was about to go on a glass bottom boat ride along the San Marcos River. Sadly, there are no photos of Charlie sitting on the boat...or standing on the boat.


Fryin' up somethin' special for the NEW YEAR

Was Charlie a good cook? Did he make a mean fried egg? Or was it a sweet tender fried egg? It's not often we actually see Charlie doing something other than standing or sitting.

And why was orange decor so popular back then?

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Charlie's CHRISTMAS 1983

It's been 30 years since this photo was taken. I hope Charlie had many more Christmas's to come.

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Charlie with FESTIVUS POLE!

Oh can it be true? Is Charlie slogging through the snow in search of the perfect Festivus pole? You're almost there Charlie. Just a few more steps and you'll have found your pole. Let the airing of the grievances begin!

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Happy Festivus Charlie! Happy Festivus to all!


SMILING in the snow

But baby, it's cold outside.

The wife said, "Stay! Smile!"

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Can anyone name the nearly buried car model?



I'd say that title is pretty accurate. Okay, if you want more specifics we'll call it "Charlie Standing in the Snow in Texas in 1982." Satisfied?

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