The first autograph book I had was from Disney World. I helped my mom pick it out and I think it had Cinderella on the cover. After hearing about meeting Minnie Mouse and the whole gang, I got really excited to not only take my photograph with them, but also to get their autographs in my book. Micky Mouse was the first to sign my book, and much to my dismay, his hand could hardly hold the pen and once he got a grip on it, he simply scribbled in it. It barely looked like an M. I haven't had much luck with autograph books as of late, but I think recording pieces of life is an important part of evolving and enjoying...
My uncle was fortunate and blessed enough to have met some amazing people. While we were in China, he donated his autograph book (from 1940) to the museum that opened in my grandfather's name.
He had artists who would sign and leave their mark the only way they know how...
My uncle at the age when he carried this book with him:
Most impressive to me are the following two:
and Eleanor Roosevelt...
Love this quote:
"If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and
rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing." -Benjamin Franklin