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“Let’s Remember 12/10/49”

In times before social media, how did we capture significant moments? We would tell stories, passing them down for all to remember. Sometimes the stories become embellished blurring the lines between what we imagine and what really happened. This was

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, Personal, Uncategorized

Geometry – A Bit of Alaska

In looking through family photos I came across a file called “A Bit of Alaska.” I felt the photos truly capture the spirit of the Weekly Photo Challenge “Geometry.” In 2005, my brother Raul and his wife Stacy celebrated their

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, Uncategorized

Celebration!!!

Island Traveler has done it again!  He has provided the excellent theme of CELEBRATION! for the Weekly Image of Life. While trolling through family photos I came across some fantastic shots taken by my sister Alicia and her family. To

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Posted in 2012, Family, Personal, Uncategorized

Foreign

The Weekly Photo Challenge theme is Foreign. My grandmother, Carmen, was born in Mexico but she was a permanent resident of the United States. I was happily surprised when I discovered my mother had some of my grandmother’s Certificates of

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Posted in 2012, Family history, Personal, Uncategorized

Silhouette

The  Weekly Photo Challenge is Silhouette. The family photo gallery offers a very unique offering. What I’m about to share is one of the most important images that exists in the gallery! In my post, The Treasure Chest I shared

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, Musings, Personal, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Smile!

Island Traveler shared a heartfelt story of a smile changing his day. It’s no surprise that he presents the theme SMILE! for the Weekly Image of Life! ******* There are plenty of pictures in the family gallery of people smiling…people

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Posted in 2012, Family, Musings, Personal, Thoughts, Uncategorized

October Magic

Hello everyone!  I’m so glad I’m getting back to writing! For this post I decided to check out the theme from Island Traveler. As usual, he has provided a great theme for his Weekly Image of Life: “Discovering the Magic

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Posted in 2012, Family, Musings, Personal, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Phantom of Delight – Dad’s Point of View

Here is the continuation of yesterday’s post given from my dad’s point of view. It’s quite a contrast as you’ll soon see. If you have not seen the previous post, please take a look so you’ll have the right context! 

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, Personal, Thoughts

Banana Curls – Mom’s Point of View

When I was at my parent’s house scanning family photos, I would occasionally come across a photo that would cause a certain reaction from my mom, but a very different reaction from my dad. Here is one such photo.  It’s

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, Musings, Personal

Weekly Image of Life: Summertime Blast

Island Traveler, who writes This Man’s Journey, has given us another great theme.  The subject is Weekly Image of Life: Summertime Blast! I know the family archive has a few family photos of my dad and my Aunt Esther as

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, Personal, Thoughts, Uncategorized

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