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The Late Night Intruder (Revisited)

In celebration of my brother David’s birthday, I’m reposting one of my earliest stories.  It’s a true family favorite that takes place when my brother and I were in college. ********* My brother and I were in the kitchen burning

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, 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

Carmelita

Hello everyone.  I was away for a couple of weeks, but now I’m back! When I recently asked my mom about my grandmother’s history I discovered there were bits and pieces of information written down on scattered pieces of paper.

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

Memories of Antonio

Hello everyone. This is a retelling of one of my earliest posts.  I am reposting it in memory of my grandfather’s birthday. – Cathy   ****** My grandfather, Antonio Lopez, known as Abuelito, was in his sixties when I was

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Posted in 2012, Faith, Family history, Musings, Spirituality, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Journey

In my previous post I introduced you to my great-grandmother and how she had children with different last names.  One of them was my paternal grandfather, who was born in born in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1900. Around 1916 my grandfathers

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Posted in 2012, Family history, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Prelude to Journey – The Legend of the Whip

I’m a tad late for the Weekly Photo Challenge Journey, but I just had to share a couple of stories for this topic! I called my father to ask him for some details about my grandfather’s journeys. We talked about

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

Unusual

The WordPress Theme this week is Unusual.  After looking through the family photo gallery I settled on a story about an unusual limb in my family tree. What if you found out that someone close to you was born with

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

“Down” Memory Lane

The WordPress theme was “Down.”   I mulled over this theme for a while.  I didn’t really have any photos that had to do with heights, or, with the emotions that occur when one is down.  I finally settled on taking

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Posted in 2012, Faith, Family, Family history, Friends, Spirituality, Uncategorized

Waiting

Cobbie69 suggested the theme Waiting as the weekly photo challenge.   What a great idea! I went to the family archive and found this photo of my grandmother celebrating her 86th birthday.  The little cutie who is waiting in anticipation of

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

Hope

My father was stationed in Germany during the Korean conflict.  It is the hope of any soldier who is stationed far from home to be able to be back in the arms of loved ones.  One can only imagine how this

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Posted in 2012, Christmas, Family, Family history, Peaceful, Personal, Spirituality, Uncategorized

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