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my mother a meadow oak
muscled limbs cradle moon’s face
lifts the sky and the winds blow

her mother a soft-winged owl
whose questions carry the night… 72 more words

Alice Keys MD


Sometimes it does feel like our sailing and travelling adventure has come to a full stop. We have embedded ourselves to such a degree into the thick and sticky web of Swiss normality that at times I’m not sure we’ll ever be able to escape it again. 847 more words


Tombstone Tuesday - David Owen Humphreys

David Owen Humphreys was born in October 17, 1891, in Gardner, Grundy, Illinois.

He was the son of William Owen Humphreys and Gwendolyn Lloyd Humphreys. 56 more words


Funeral Card Friday - Rose (Bromberek) Helix

I have been posting about the Bromberek-Helix family this week.  This is the third and last post on them this week – Rosie’s Funeral Card.  She was a great woman and cousin.   49 more words


Wedding Wednesday - Helix-Bromberek

Emil Julius Helix weds Rose Bromberek

in Wheaton, DuPage, Illinois


Tombstone Tuesday - Rose (Bromberek) and Emil Julius Helix

Rose (Bromberek) Helix was born March 29, 1914, in Lemont, IL. She died on May 6, 1999, in Lemont, IL.

Emil Julius Helix was born May 1, 1901, in Lemont, IL. 19 more words


Treasure Chest Thursday - Fr. Maurice Edward Anderson

While preparing this week’s posts, I decided to Google “Fr. Maurice Edward Anderson Mount Carmel”.

I found a wonderful recollection of Fr. Edward.  I am including it in an additional post this week – I hadn’t intended it, but it gives such insight into who he was, that I cannot pass the opportunity up! 1,170 more words