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Throwback Thursday

Pardon the quality of the photo but I just had to share this – now that I have finally stopped laughing.

I have no recollection of this being taken and don’t think I had ever seen it until a couple of weeks ago when it was unearthed amongst my late mother-in-law’s belongings.  84 more words

Trumbull - Grandpa to Lad With A Quick Note From Dick - Feb., 1941

A-114    Feb., 5, 1941

Dear Lad:

Here are the passport photos as requested. Maybe with this simple statement I should close the letter with a “very truly yours”, but in that event you’d miss out on a lot of the fun I had getting them. 1,085 more words


My Home & IKEA - A Time-Travel

“Mine your own material”  Day 16 in our writing 101 course:

I did a post on IKEA recently and I was asked to show my readers what effect that has on my home.

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Late 1890's Dance Photo

I have a lovely photo to share with you!  This elegant couple looks ready for a dance or ball.  The woman’s white dress is beautifully embellished in many ways.  51 more words

Genealogy Research

The 1950s

As promised in my post about a 1940s resume-writing article, I am now sharing DIY books from the 1950s. These relics of yesteryear are fascinating and the images prompted me to ponder the following questions: 99 more words


Local History Mystery Photos November 20, 2015

Hi everyone, here is a new quartet of Local History Mystery Photos!

As is usual if you click on the individual photos you get a larger view. 352 more words