Tag Archives: Family Mementos

The Sadness of Second Grade

He says Bill, I believe this is killing me As the smile ran away from his face Well I’m sure that I could be a movie star If I could get out of this place Piano Man by Billy Joel … Continue reading

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Full Color to Sepia to Black /White. A Year in a Photo Album

It’s interesting to me how much family history and mood can be reflected in a simple photo. A picture really is “worth a thousand words”. Never was this more evident for me than 1978. It was a year of mental … Continue reading

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Hailing Frequency of a Klingon Vessel

The tendency to save vs. purge must be a genetic trait. In my husband’s family, the mantra was always to never discard anything. I mean, anything. It was fun to swap stories about the absurdity of the items that our … Continue reading

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The Greek Theatre Masks

In the 1960’s,most Irish Catholic families posted 2 famous pictures on the walls of their home, the Pope, and John F. Kennedy. So it seemed a bit strange when my mother proudly displayed 2 plaques that are steeped in Greek … Continue reading

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