The Des Moines Register - Bill's father and mother worked at this business.
Des Moines, Iowa - Bill grew up here during the 1950s.
Bishop's - This was a cafeteria in Des Moines that the family went to often.
Dahl's - This was the neighborhood supermarket.
The Kiddie Corral - Located in Dahl's, this was where kids stayed to read while their parents shopped.
Younker Brothers - This department store had a building on either side of Eighth Street and an underground passage connecting them.
The Tea Room - Located in Younker Brothers, this was where Bill's mother and sister went weekly.
Omaha, Nebraska - Bill's mother grew up here and the family would stop here on vacations to see her brothers.
Disneyland - The family took a trip here when Bill was a child and he thought it was the finest thing in America.
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