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Special Picture # 321 - Cowboys - ADG circa 1900 and APG circa 1923

Alfred Duryee Guion (Grandpa) riding a cow about 1900

Alfred Peabody Guion (Lad) about 1923

Tomorrow, A very special Guest Post from GP Cox. who Blogs at… 30 more words


Country Fried Childhood

The modern interpretation of “country” is nothing more than a misplaced label. It is a fashion fad that includes shiny trucks, fancy boots, domestic beer, and songs that manage to weave all three themes together with a catchy tune. 1,206 more words


A couple of days of photos: No.3 - Leon Trotsky

This is a photo of Leon Trotsky and his bodyguards in 1919. With the current focus on alleged Russia state murders. Trotsky was murdered of the instruction of Joseph Stalin in 1940. Nothing new in the world.


Meet Joe Webb

I met Joe Webb when I was a little girl. I have a few vague, shadowy recollections of him. He was my grandmother’s brother.

Grandma had another brother named Tom, and a brother named Charlie that I never met. 796 more words

The Fam

Jesus Jeans, Jill's old college project

And now for something completely different.

I recently came across photos I’d taken a gazillion years ago when I did my Access Diploma at Huddersfield Technical College. 314 more words


We’ve been looking at a lot of old photos recently, sorting out my father’s collection after his death in January. The photo of Dad that terribly hot summer in Switzerland – the one and only time I remember him wearing shorts. 416 more words

Life In Switzerland

Special Picture # 320 - Kemper Foster Peabody - Arla (Peabody) Guion's Father - 1886

Kemper Foster Peabody (my great-grandfather) was born at Plymouth, Wisconsin, August 2, 1861. He attended Shattuck Military School in Faribault, Minnesota. He was a Civil Engineer and about five years after this picture was taken, was a member of the Second  Legislative Assembly of North Dakota. 39 more words