Archive for the 'Family Mirror' Category

Sarah Reading Her Cards

Not sure why, but odd lighting is pretty common in my 12/26 set, regardless of where we hold Sarah’s party. I’m frankly amazed that this photo worked.

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Sarah

My November 24 photographs mostly document Thanksgiving parties or rainy days–two of each. Predominantly, though, the pix are of the parties.

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Kris & Jackie

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

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The Farm

Things change. Edna’d build her house in another corner of the farm within a year, and the family’d stop leasing the field to neighboring farmers a few years later. Dave’s blind now views a tall grass prairie.

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The Granary

This makes the fourth appearance of this now-vanished building in my On This Date project. I probably miss it, though the henhouse Dave built in its place also makes a pretty good photo subject.

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Paul

Joan’s brother, at a reception given by their parents’ church to honor their father.

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Jolli

After Dad passed away, Mom established a routine of renting a cottage at Jolli-Lodge, where they’d often vacationed. Mom would schedule this vacation for the week before Labor Day, and she’d invite us “kids” up for the holiday. We’d sight-see, do a bit of shopping, and celebrate Debbie’s birthday at Leland’s Bluebird. But mostly we’d relax, perhaps walk the beach, and watch Lake Michigan and the Manitou Islands.

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Lutheran Church of the Savior

Taken on the day my sister was ordained as a Lutheran pastor. I got some good pics of Debbie, many poor photos of the ceremony, and some excellent images of the church’s grounds. I like this one best.

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Field of Dreams

I first read Kinsella’s Shoeless Joe when it was new, and it was magical. The movie based on the book is differently magical. Both are among my favorites.

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Three Lakes

A homeowner on the easternmost lake used to rent rowboats and sell bait. Dad and I would catch bluegills and sunfish, and an occasional perch….

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