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How I got addicted

I have always looked at the world through my grandmas’ eyes. I’m the only blue-eyed child of my brown-eyed parents. But my grandmas all had blue eyes. You can’t tell that any of us are blue-eyed in these black-and-white photos, … Continue reading

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More on Albert and Jay

Here’s Albert and Jay in 1901, with their sisters.  The oldest sister is my great-grandma. Here’s another of their military photos: And here’s their daddy’s (and my great-great grandpa’s) military headstone.  My grandpa Charles served in the Civil War. For … Continue reading

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