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Man with a Long Coat

Another family photo – I don’t know who he is – yet! Interesting that he’s posed in the photo wearing a long coat with a bowler hat on the table. It reminds me of the beginning of the movie The … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Ninety Eight

Ninety-eighth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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An Ode to Summer

As Labor Day approaches, another marvelous summer comes to an end – days at the pool, backyard tomatoes, barbecues, mosquitos, and fruit pies. I found this photo in my neighborhood antique store, while sifting through the stacks. It was taken in Atlantic … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Ninety Six

Ninety-sixth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Portrait of a Grandmother as a Young Woman

Pardon the James Joyce reference. Another photo of the grandmother I’ve only heard vague stories about from my father, who was six when she died. I love everything about this photo – the pince-nez, her choker necklaces combined with the … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Ninety Five

Ninety-fifth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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School Photo

This is a photo of my grandfather that I forgot I had. He was born in 1891 – so a guess on my part is that this was taken in 1902 or 1903. What I definitely know is that it … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Ninety Four

Ninety-fourth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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Arm Wrestling

Another mysterious family portrait, the man in the middle holding the stop watch is my grandfather. The other two guys –  they may be co-workers from American Thread, brothers, cousins, or friends, hopefully someone chimes in. I do love the staged … Continue reading

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Positive I.D.

I’m always posting old family photos with the line “I have no idea who these people are”. People – write down names on the backs of your photos!  Fortunately, I’ve had amazing luck posting my photos to various Facebook groups, … Continue reading

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The Three Graces

Another old family photo from my collection. Again, I’m not sure who these ladies are – however, the woman seated in the middle bears a strong resemblance to my father’s sister Viola. What I find interesting about this photo is … Continue reading

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Joseph LaJeunesse

The good news is there was writing on the back of this photo – Mr. Joseph LaJeunesse, 79 Grover Street, wake tonight. I guess “wake tonight” isn’t such good news, but at least there’s a name. I believe this may be … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Eighty Nine

Eighty-ninth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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