|Santa and Kathy Wilcox.|
Notice the mittens attached through the sleeves.
|Carol Burnett had the best variety show on TV,|
and Ken Berry was a welcome guest.
|In the Army, Spock got Berry to try Hollywood.|
|Homer Jackson was destined to be a baseball fan, with that first name -|
sponsoring fast-pitch softball and always backing Cubs baseball.
| Adam Jones, WQUA, told me about going on the fan-bus with Dad,|
from Moline to the Cubs games.
| Dad sponsored fast-pitch softball teams,|
and we watched the King and His Court play locally.
| Cousin Dean posed for this picture.|
We had tons of these hats to wear - and had to wear them
for cute calendar poses, no matter how old we were.
| Many years later, those paper hats were still|
available for poses. Here is Little Ichabod previewing
how his son would look at the same age.