My aunt’s four boys, my cousins Born in 1921 Aunt Eva would have been 95 years old today the 4th of February had she been alive. My grandmother Asta and her firstborn Eva, May 1921 As a child, I admired my mother’s sister Eva. She was full of humour, and she had four lively boys. Three of them […]
My maternal grandfather Emry 1881-1958 wrote his memories and they are a gold mine in regard to diving into a distant time. I was seven years old when he died. The trip to Paris in 1950 was the first travel abroad for my grandmother and my grandfather’s second. He went to Germany in 1922 with his brother and brother-in-law at […]
Inspired from “The Happy Quitter” with her blog Nonsmokingladybug on a subject called “Pictures can speak loader than words” I would like to share some of the drawings from my childhood about 60 years ago.
On the subject "What to do in times of crisis" I share my feelings at the time I lost my mother
If we were having coffee I would tell you that I once again take part in a basic blogging course once more using a prompt Apology I want to apologize for….. I drove away to a gym lesson while you my oldest boy, seven years old, ran along the pavement crying. You didn’t want to be left with your father and younger […]
My parents bought a table and chairs in nut tree when they got married in 1948. They kept the furniture in their home all their life and now the same pieces of furniture live on in my daughter’s house. The wooden garden table is now in my garden. It was originally in the summer-house my parents bought as a springboard […]
“Mine your own material” Day 16 in our writing 101 course: I did a post on IKEA recently and I was asked to show my readers what effect that has on my home. Thank you for the idea Janelle! Many people love to hate IKEA. I don’t because I have good memories about getting something nice that I could afford. I […]