Nope not there…

18 Apr
Not sure why this popped into my brain this morning but… Many years ago in a land called “The Seventies” my family was preparing to move to Hawaii (Kailua, Oahu to be precise) as my father had a two year...
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Hawaii & Vietnam 1963

8 Jan
My father was always a bit of a photo bug. He always had a camera with him, especially on family outings, vacations and business trips. Business trips? Why would you take a camera (especially before the age of a camera...
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Eggs Blashill

2 Jan
My maternal Grandmother, one Beulah Blashill was a substantial woman not to be messed with. She was a real force of nature. A woman not to be Trifled With. She dropped out of school at the age of 16 and...
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Visiting Dad

13 Oct
Just last weekend I took the opportunity to visit dad. I hadn’t seen him since mom’s memorial service, two years previous. And living half the country away in Austin Texas, makes regular visits difficult. Since then he has sold the...
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Dad Is Moving…

22 Dec
…Moving out of the house we moved into in 1963. He has been living there since then, and now that mom is gone this three story 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath colonial in suburban Northern Virginia is really too big...
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Vintage B&W Film

15 Feb
A few years ago one of my relatives on my mom’s side sent her a DVD with a bunch of old family movies from the 30s and 40s. The quality was not great and no effort had been made to...
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