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Christmas and New Year’s blessings to you! Browse below, or click here (bit.ly/2018esphotos) to see the photos. For even more pictures click here.
Last year, which felt like a decade shoved into 365 days, wasn’t all bad. We share our highlights, below. At the end of the post, find a slide show of a few of our favorite pictures from 2017.
When my mother was young, maybe 11 or 12, her family’s farmhouse burned to the ground. Mom, along with her mom, dad, and baby sister, Sally, got out with their lives and a basket of clean clothes. It was the … Continue reading
December 2014 Dearests, We jumped on a Thanksgiving-weekend promotion to create this Christmas card, to double as a “We’ve Moved” announcement. The e-edition you are reading now offers additional “hyphenated life” news. While setting up the tripod for the … Continue reading
Greetings from Paul and Sue, pictured here with Annie and Sean, Walter (3 in October), Sally (1 in August) and Hank-the-Dog. This card doubles as a “We’ve Moved” announcement. In June, we bought a house. Our new address: 617 Chadwick … Continue reading
Falalalala 2013 On August 22, baby Sally arrived, falalalala, la-la-la-la. On November 3, she was baptized, falalalala, la-la-la-la. On November 4, Annie’s gallbladder was removed, falalalala, la-la-la-la. Thank goodness, her health is much improved, falalalala, la-la-ah-ah. Walter, now two, … Continue reading
Two-year-old Walter and I had fun making up a song about a fictitious Christmas treat. Christmas Bagel was red and green. It was delicious, the cutest thing you’ve ever seen. CHRISTMAS BAGEL! We love Christmas Bagel. Happy, happy, happy Christmas … Continue reading
Long ago and not so far away–Central (now Covenant) Lutheran in Stoughton, Wis.–my mother’s circle participated in the congregation’s Holiday Bazaar. Donated crafts, doll clothes, cookies, candy, popcorn balls and Christmas decorations were sold at low, church-basement prices. Lunch was … Continue reading