Makes You Think All the World’s a Sunny Day

Dad and Phil Emerald Isle, NC, August, 1977
Dad and Phil Emerald Isle, NC, August, 1977

I was 13 when I took the photo above. I had a Minolta SRT 201 that went everywhere with me.

Today, I’m painting the trim on the windows in the bedrooms. I’ve got the radio tuned to a public radio/college music station. After some nondescript current bands the DJ announces the next song is Kodachrome by Paul Simon. He then spends a few minutes describing Kodachrome for those who have never heard of it. How far we’ve come…