Tag Archives: Kiddieland

Overnight Camp Ushers in the End of Carefree Days and Childlike Innocence

The late Fritzi┬áJane Vee and her husband Chris Vee (Vlachos), who died in 1992,┬áran several camps in Wisconsin, but most notably Camp Sandstone on Green Lake, from 1958 until it closed in 1972. This was the girls camp and the … Continue reading

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Cotton Candy Memories – Amusement Parks of My Past

I have a fascination with amusement parks dating back to childhood. This interest relates primarily to the imagery, colors, and people-watching potential associated with these venues rather than anything practical because I actually dislike most rides. I am a wimp … Continue reading

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