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Fifty years ago, two came to look for America

On Saturday my mother-in-law, Lysle’s and Micah’s beloved Omi, told me that the photo to the right, the photo that watches over this blog and that shows my mother in front of the then-new Verrazano Bridge, was taken exactly 50 years ago. 280 more words

Family

DAS DICKE ENDE KOMMT NOCH

das dicke ende kommt noch, naemlich die begegnung mit der quasselstrippe. nun dachten wir, dass die schon laengst wieder auf dem weg nach Florida sind, aber weit gefehlt…die sind noch bei der oma und die oma braucht ‘ne pause. 372 more words

Allgemeines

My Latvian "Tribe": The Missing

The photo of my relatives and me in Riga shows only part of my “tribe,” all of them on my mother’s side. I visited Latvia during the waning years of the Soviet Union. 835 more words

Latvia

Festival of the Trees

Our guild is making a quilt to auction to benefit the Orlando Museum of Art at the annual Festival of the Trees.  My blocks are finished and ready to turn in to be pieced together.   45 more words

Design

OMAS BLASEN BESSER

ich wusste gar nicht, dass omas besser blasen. was blasen sie denn? die trompete oder etwa die floete?  oder soll ich mir da jetzt was ganz anderes drunter vorstellen? 41 more words

Allgemeines

On her wheels...

My grandmother’s bike, 2014/05.


Elephants and grandchildren never forget.

Andy Rooney

Photography

Adult Apron - Grandmama Cindy

Homemade Adult Apron with Personalised Name  & Flowers– made by me.

Craft