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Fun at the Beach!

The Weekly Photo Challenge is “FUN!” I recalled a very small photo of my dad and my aunt at the beach. My guess is that the picture is from the late 1940’s. It’s a bit grainy because the original photo

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Posted in 2016, Uncategorized

Celebrating 63 Years – Congratulations Mom and Dad!

This year Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday in May.   Coincidentally the date is also May 3oth. Sixty-three years ago, Memorial Day was on a Saturday. My father was on leave from the military. The date was

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Posted in 2016

Spare – Saticoy

The Weekly Photo Challenge is “Spare.” I thought about a photo from the family gallery that shows a point in my father’s childhood during the 1930’s. My dad is on the left. My Uncle Lupe is in the center. My

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Boundaries–Fenced In

The weekly Photo Challenge is Boundaries. I knew immediately that the family gallery had a photo that was perfect for this challenge. My nephew Bob had boundless energy.  He was always on the move, or so it seemed. My dad

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Posted in 2015

Signs

The Weekly Photo Challenge is Signs. A few years ago I made a visit to my folks house with the intent of scanning family photos. I came across a unique piece of family memorabilia. When I asked my mother about

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Posted in 2014, Family history

Perspective

It’s been a while since I’ve participated in the Weekly Photo Challenge. It’s definitely time! This week’s theme, Perspective, challenges us to share a photo where a portion of the image presents one perspective, and a wider angle gives a

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Posted in 2014, Family, Personal, postaday, Uncategorized

Daily Prompt: Happy Happy Joy Joy

 “Happy Happy Joy Joy” is today’s Daily Writing Prompt! I have to confess I didn’t take the picture that inspired today’s blog.  This post is about “generations of nephews.” My nephew Joe snapped the moment before our (great) nephew Michael

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Posted in 2014

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