Category Archives: Family History

Moments in Time – Dolls

She was classy, looking poised and polished whether she was wearing the latest style or gardening clothes. When she went out, she wore fashionable hats, high heels and carried dressy purses. Aunt Freda took care of us while my mom … Continue reading

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Moments in Time – Dogs

As has happened often, I saw a picture on my computer and it reminded me of a similar picture from another time. I put these photos together to compare back then and more recently. It was fun to put the … Continue reading

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Moments in Time – The Angel

Christmas is always a special time.  I had a favorite angel to top off our tree, but one year our child had made an angel he was proud of and there was no question what would finish off our family’s … Continue reading

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Moments in Time – Swingset

I have a lot of pictures.  I have taken a lot of pictures.   I have scanned a great number of pictures that other people have taken.  I spent and do spend a lot of time looking at pictures. Spending … Continue reading

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Moments in Time – Wheels

I remember the excitement of getting that bicycle.  It was brand new and just for me.  It took some time to feel comfortable on it, but it provided fun and freedom. Looking at that picture, I remembered other photos of … Continue reading

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Moments in Time – Birth Days

With my mobility limited due to MS, I spend a great deal of time on the computer.  Having scanned large amount of pictures, I often browse through them as I recall memories.  As events happen, I think back to the … Continue reading

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On Veterans Day 2015

The military is nothing new to our family. I made this collage for a previous Veterans Day. This year, after working more on family history, I am able to add more pictures to the collage. I left a space for … Continue reading

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5 History Lessons Genealogy Has Taught Me

In working on our family tree, I benefited from using charts and documents already filled in by other family members who did extensive work.  I’ve also benefited from having the wonders of modern technology available to me.  Notes I jotted … Continue reading

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PART 3 – I Saw Dead People

This is Part 3.  Please click here for Part 1 or here for Part 2. My Mom and I worked together on our family tree during two week-long visits she made to my home.  As she leafed through notes and … Continue reading

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I Saw Dead People – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a story.  Click here for Part 1. Mom and I put names, dates and places onto our family tree using Family Tree Maker software during her visit here. We were challenged to organize the information when … Continue reading

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