The story behind the acquisition of plates

TRUE STORY.

I have been sorting through old collected things lately and came across these calendar plates. The story behind them has always brought me up short. Not because of the age or the cheap old collectibles, but how they came to me.

TB: EARLY 1990's

Lamar and I had been to visit with friends in Minnesota and were on our way home traveling in our motorhome when somewhere in Kansas the wind was whipping us off the roadway almost. His shoulders had knots from tense driving on arrow straight North-South highway and just the boredom of that flat endless terrain of ditches filled with wild su...