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Friday, March 16, 2012

Knee Deep In My Roots

I didn't have any random thoughts this week.  I may have to re-vamp Thursdays. 

I have been so consumed with my family history.  I have some of my Grandma's photo albums and I am scanning and saving pictures so that anyone who wants a copy can have one. 

I only recently found out that my Papa (Grandfather) had a sister that passed away when she was only 13.  I don't know if it's because I have a 13 year old of my own, but I have been slightly obsessed with finding pictures of her.  So far I have come across 3 and I just think they're are so special.

This is one of my favorites of her.  I love how everyone is dressed up.  I also kind of like how her's is the only face you can really see.  There are so many pictures of everyone else, I like how this one is kind of just hers.

I also came across a photo of my dad on a swing that reminded me so much of my nephew.  I always think my sister's son looks so much like his daddy, but in this picture I do see a little of our genes in him.

Here's a picture of my nephew at the park.

I am really enjoying all of the pictures and history and questions.  I am going to spend the day with my Grandma next week and she's going to help me fill in some of the blanks. I can't wait.

Happy St. Patrick's Day !


Christine said...

I love all the old phots--they are fantastic! Isn't it amazing to see the resemblance in your dad & nephew?!? There is a picture of my dad when he was about 5 sitting in the grass grinning & my nephew looked so much like him in that picture at the same age...but, most of the time he looks like my brother in law! Can't wait to hear more stories!

Amy said...

I adore this whole post-- especiallly the photos. So excited to hear more about your talks with Grandma.