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This photo was pasted into abz sketchbook journal 51
(25 October 1992 – 21 April 1993)

It is from a 1955 photo Christmas card…
my mother wrote on the back, “Brian’s 1st Christmas” 7 more words

From A Sketchbook


“Enouement: the bittersweetness of arriving in the future, seeing how things turn out, but not being able to tell your past self” -John Koenig’s Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows… 138 more words



“Sonder: the realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own” -John Koenig’s Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows
My words:
Face of experience… 293 more words



Sometimes I look at pictures from a house I loved a lot
And I can’t describe the feelings in my heart
Is it bitter? Is it… 176 more words


More Memories of Mother

Someone asked for photos so I immediately messaged my younger brother in Northern  Queensland to ask him if he could send a couple. He just as immediately unlocked the 753 safety deposit boxes of family memorabilia and sent me nine. 49 more words


Ancient History

A little bit of ancient history with my parents (and the limerick written out so you can read it)

There once was a guy in the army…

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It's time to celebrate!!!...from afar.

Today is the day of my brother’s wedding. Since I can’t actually make it, I decided I would try to honor him (or maybe embarrass him a little bit) with some old family photos. 715 more words