Category Archives: family history

Putting things into Context

It was a rather quiet flight home.  There were no kids crying, no parents screaming… no young drunks singing.  And so I pretty much slept the whole 4 and change hours away.  Still, I think I have a cold.  A … Continue reading

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Two of them- there were two The only ones left to find Where to look and how to search – I would not leave them behind Fifty years I’d combed and scraped I’d wondered, wished, and pined Never give up, … Continue reading

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Get up!!!!

They arrived, in the snow, yesterday afternoon.  The emotions were palpable, but no one came right out with it.  I didn’t want to cry and I’m pretty sure they didn’t either.  We hugged – good, tight hugs – and then … Continue reading

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