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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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About Those Photos…

If you have looked at the age progression photos I’ve put together and shared here over the last weeks, you have seen men and women physically transform through pictures as they age.  For me, and others who knew them personally, the changing faces represent … Continue reading

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Moving Through Time – More Grand People

Last week, I shared age progression photos of a set of loved grandparents (click here to view that post).  Today, I’ll do the same with another loved pair of grand people. I’m thankful there were enough pictures to have fun with.  … 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 – 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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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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