The Summer of 69 .. Late one night, in the Romeo's living room I watch Neil Armstrong step on to the surface of The Moon. Do you believe it? "The Eagle has Landed" famous words when the Lunar Module "The Eagle" landed on the surface of the Moon. Phenomenal. Even as a young boy of just 11 i new this was Monumental, Historic.
They were happy days, the Summer of 69. I remember swimming and lounging around the Romeo's pool, and Mrs. Romeo bring us out a platter of Watermelon, always a special treat for me. The Romeo's were a Middle Class family, we were in the lower spectrum of the Middle Class as concerns monetary means. The Romeo's had a beautiful Cabana Pool and owned their own house. We rented. I thought they were Rich. The boys all had musical instruments, Electric Guitars, and a Drum Set. I thought theyr were rich. They weren't, but what did I know. I was happy that summer of 69, we went up to lake George for our Summer Vacation for a week. Awesome.
the Summer of 1969, they landed a man on the Moon, two of them, and I watched it live. Incredible
The Summer of 69, I listened to my Radio; Honky Tonk Woman, Sly and The Family Stones "Hot Fun in The Summer Time, Laughing by The Guess Who, and yes "One" The Loneliest Number, little did I know, 40 years later that would be me, "One" the loneliest number.! The Summer of 69 was The Summer of Love and Woodstock