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Bendicion by Kori – Written 1/10/2017

I know that without her, you cannot exist.

I know you never feared death and asked for it to come. 84 more words


My Drummer boy

In my last post I mentioned my great-grandfather Thomas Alfred Oakes was a private with the 6th Cheshire regiment and how because of him I got my middle name. 310 more words

Family History

Thursday Throwback - Charles A Temple

This is my mother’s mother’s father – Charles A Temple. He was born without a middle name so he chose A because it made his initials CAT. 117 more words

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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

lightly touching my arm

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.


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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