Category Archives: Wistful Wednesday

Wistful Wednesday: Christmas in Korea 1951 and a Quilt of Valor 62 Years Later

I was born in 1951, my first Christmas was spent at my Grandparents farm with my Mom. My Dad was in Korea for Christmas in 1951.  He was 25 years old. Season Greeting To CO.B. 5th RCT Yuletide Greeting From … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: Live Nativity 1991

Back in 1991 Far Guy and I were both on the Evangelism Committee at the church.  As a community outreach program I spearheaded a Live Nativity.   A crèche was built  and set up on the church lawn  snow bank.  I … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday :Christmas 1978

I found this old photo to share this week. 1978 was thirty-five years ago. It must have been taken at or near Christmas time as my baby brother was home. I think it is notable that all the men have … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday : The Grandboys

Jen and I were looking for some old photographs deep in the recesses of my Simple Save. Along the way we found a few photographs that made us smile. July 2005  I recall that when Adam ( the littlest) started … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: Coops

In Minnesota it seems like all chicken houses/coops were the same..red buildings with lots of windows facing south. Here is a coop from Far Guys Grandparents farm. Photos and the rest of this post can be found  HERE.    

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Wistful Wednesday : Pullet Eggs

Recently my other baby brother called me and said “Sis you want some pullet eggs?” Absolutely! Nothing better than those first eggs that are laid, the practice eggs, some are different shapes more round than oval, it takes a young … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday : Little Girls

When the girls were little they were much easier to take care of.  Bandages for the owies that bled and kisses for all the other ones.  A cuddle with a blankie in a chair and being rocked until they went … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: Cousins and Veterans

Since my Dad comes from such a large family(he was number 10 of 14) I have lots of cousins. When I look through the old photos every week for one to feature you never can tell which one will strike … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday : 1963

My cousin Gerald and his lovely wife Vonnie celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary last Sunday. We did not attend the gathering, Far Guy was still recouping from his surgery. I most likely attended the wedding way back then but for … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: 1963

Now that was some year. Remember lining up in the gymnasium of your school to get the little white cup with the sugar cube that had the pink liquid on it? That was how we got our Oral Polio Vaccine … Continue reading

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