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Proof I Existed – Part 4 Italy and Holland

We continue viewing the many places my legs carried me,  now moving to Italy.  While living in Europe, I had the opportunity to visit Venice twice and it was also included in an eight-day tour of Italy I was able … Continue reading

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Proof I Existed – Part 3, England, Wales and France

When we were newly married, and living in Germany, we traveled to other countries when we could. A bus tour took us to England.  This was our approach to Windsor castle. I loved the English countryside with its stone walls and … Continue reading

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Proof I Existed-Part 2 Germany

As I shared in a previous post, I led a different life with legs years ago.  Shortly after marrying, we spent some years in Germany and traveled within and around the country living adventures which seem action-packed compared to my life now. With … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings

By the time you’re my age, you’ve sent a lot of Christmas greetings. Through the years as we’ve lived different places and met new people, our Christmas card list has grown.  We almost always send pictures to those on our … Continue reading

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Proof I Existed – Part 1

Sometimes, when I look through pictures from my past, I have only vague memories of the things I’ve done.  My ability to go back and do the same things again is nonexistent, so it often seems the reality of what … Continue reading

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History for the Senses

During a recent visit at my Mom’s house, she showed me a shopping bag and let me know she intended for it to go home with me.  She quickly pulled out a few items in the bag.  With so many things going on over … Continue reading

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Wedding Picture Collection

I’ve put all of my scanned wedding pictures together and am intrigued by their variety. They are all so different, and yet the same.  Wedding dresses vary as much as the personalities of those who wore them.  Some styles were plain, … Continue reading

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A Hobby Gone Wild – Part 5

I’m happy to share favorite pictures from one more side of the family, starting with this rather startling one. You may ask why on earth this would be one of my favorites.  And the answer would be  because there’s a story that goes … Continue reading

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A Hobby Gone Wild – Part 4

As I browse through family history files, I move over to my husband’s side of the family and share some favorite snapshots from there. This is my husband’s grandfather as a boy with his dog, Brownie. This is his maternal grandparents’ … Continue reading

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A Hobby Gone Wild – Part 3

As I explored another side of the family through pictures, some individuals might only be characterized as characters to others, but to me they are family, so I find their possible oddities charming in a historic way. I had a copy … Continue reading

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