Bonnie and her mother were shopping in a large department
store, in downtown Seattle, when a stranger walked up to them. He
introduces himself, as a professional photographer, with a studio on
Bonnie was only 16 at the time, and her mother was very leery,
of this person that called himself of a photographer. What the
photographer, wanted to do, was make up a picture portfolio of Bonnie.
Alaska airlines had a big "AD" campaign on TV, newspaper, and
radio. In their "AD" they had a bird sitting on top of the plane,
learning against the tail of the plane, drinking champagne, and the
bird would say "The only way to fly."
Bonnie was a very stunning blonde, and was a "10" before we
ever used numbers. She was one awesome chick, and the girl friend of
one of my best friends, Larry.
"There's another one." We were going down 4 Th. AVE, in Larry's 56
Chev hardtop, and Bonnie was between us.
There was a huge billboard of Alaska airlines, showing a
stewardess serving champagne to a passenger, the stewardess was
After Fact: In 1959, there were Alaska airlines billboards, with the
picture of Bonnie though out the western states.