THIS BLOG IS DEDICATED TO MY TWIN BROTHER, BILL DYKES (1943-1995). WE WERE NOT ONLY BROTHERS BUT PARTNERS IN BUSINESS AND BEST FRIENDS!AND TO ALL THE "BUTCHERS" THAT HAVE PASSED ON TO THE BIG LOT IN THE SKY!
L to R, Mike Naughton, Don Ninestine and John Kennedy Kane (Eggroll) at Jody Jordon's World Circus, Utica, New York, Wednesday, April 1, Utica, New York. Dolores Ninestine has Altzheimer's Disease and has been in a nursing home for several years; Don is recovering from a heart attack and Legionaire's Disease. You can send a card to the Ninestines at: 168 East North Street, Geneva, New York 14456. Don is at the nursing home throughout the day, but would love to hear from long-lost friends, evenings are best at 315.789.2918.
A great Circus Fan and a good friend!
I remember many happy get togethers with Don and Delores.
Dick..Photo... -Bob, Red & Duncan the Fox ..about 1982... we were on our way to theOklahoma City Fair to work the Ice Show.-My mylar & Punch Balls joint in Dallas about 1985.-Cotton Candy vendor at a school graduation in Mexico.
Here are some items from Hunt Bros. Circus and Wild West Show that toured New England in 1957. I had just gotten my driver's License so I was able to go to the lot by myself and spend the whole day. It was great!
FLASH IS CASH!!!!!! Hamid's had three units working this past weekend and I announced Canton for them.Thought you would like to see the flash in the lobby done by the Conovers; concession biz not that great this year in Canton.