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Thursday Throwback - Joseph Berry Bradford

Joseph Berry Bradford, my great-grandfather. A very small picture cropped from a group shot of a man who I know little about. First I’ll have to be honest, my great-grandmother was his mistress and later his wife. 131 more words

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2016-011-30doh Thirty Days of Haiga ~ Day 11: Old Dog and Butterfly Grandparents

old dog
waiting at the gate
grandfather

butterfly
lightly touching my arm
grandmother

As a side note: I write my haiku beneath the haiga as well only because I know on some devices the image itself may be small, making the haiku difficult to read. 171 more words

Rick Daddario

September Photo Challenge || Retro

A vintage photograph of my great grandfather’s aunts.

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Thursday Throwback - Milas Lavator Rolen

Continuing on the sharing of my great-grandfathers here is my mother’s father’s father – Lavator. He didn’t use his first name which at times is given as Milo, Miles, or┬áMilas. 188 more words

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"Love Alters Not"

Like lively, silver popcorn

the static television blares on

after showcasing animals,

casting a small Bart Simpson blanket

in sharp greyness, and under the cloth, 376 more words

Papa

From the outside he sounded like a statistic, and not a very happy one. Blinded in one eye at the hands of a father in a freak accident when he was 2 or 3. 1,204 more words

Life

World War 2 Helmet

“I started collecting ww2 memorabilia around 4 yrs ago because my great granddad was a mechanic during ww2. I’ve never met my great granddad and I educate myself about ww2 outside of school by reading books and learning from others.

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