Category Archives: Moments in time

Moments in Time – Grandmothers

It was a dinosaur party.  It was fun to plan, fun to do and it is fun to remember.  Both grandmothers were invited and both drove three hours to attend.  Here they both are with the birthday boy. Years later, … Continue reading

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Moments Through Time – Aunt and Uncle

Sometimes I go through my family picture files to organize them. In doing so, I continue to be sidetracked by the way pictures work with each other. Recently, as I scrolled through Freda’s pictures, arranged by date, I watched her … Continue reading

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Grandparents – Then and Later

Two people make a commitment to build a life together and stay together, overcoming challenges as they come.  Four different long-lasting marriages.  Eight people who didn’t give up.  Many descendants who benefit from their example. Each year of marriage, each anniversary, … Continue reading

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Moving Through Time – “Take 4”

I have put together age progression photos of three sets of our grandparents.  Click here, here and here to see them. Creating age progression photos of our fourth set of grandparents presented more of a challenge. I have no pictures of my … Continue reading

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Moving Through Time – Grand Procession of Granny and Gramps

This is the third set of our grandparents that I have had the privilege of knowing and displaying pictures of.  Granny and Gramps lived long lives and we are fortunate to have pictures from every stage. Gramps is shown here. And … Continue reading

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Moving Through Time – Grand People

Thanks to the  generosity of others, we are fortunate to have a great number and variety of pictures of our relatives and ancestors.  Over the past few years, I have used Photoshop to crop and adjust the lighting of pictures. … Continue reading

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Moments in Time – Football Fans

They loved their team back then, even if they were too young to know it.  They dressed the part too. Twenty years later, on Thanksgiving day when the game came on television, they were still fans and still dressed the … Continue reading

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Moments in Time – Boating

A few years ago, we went on a day trip.  While at an outdoor shopping mall, we came upon an area of children’s rides.  Our grown sons were feeling playful.  Normally, I would have put a quick stop to their … Continue reading

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Moments in Time – Eleanor

I’ve written about her here before. I respected and adored her and felt accepted and loved by my grandmother-in-law.  She lived to the age of 93, long enough to see her children have children, and to know and love some … Continue reading

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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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