Today, is the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day and the end of World War 1. In late October, I promised to post pictures from the rare World War 1 photo album I picked up at a local flea market. Here is a picture from the first page of the album. Click here to read the […]
Two years or so ago, I found a World War 1 scrapbook at a flea market in Oklahoma City. I paid $50 for it, and only recently discovered that it is extremely rare. World War II albums are not entirely uncommon, but World War 1 albums of this caliber are quite an amazing find. Similar […]
Sunday is Mother’s Day. Do you have a favorite picture of your mother? Here is another beautiful picture of mothers from Nelson’s photo archive, which he has generously shared with me. Nelson (who wishes to only be identified by his first name) worked as an accountant in the airline industry for many years. He was […]
Nearly 20 years ago, my father gave my eldest daughter a beautiful book, Gems of Poetry. Today, I spent some time reading it and found this beautiful poem by Mary A. Ford, better known as Una. A Hundred Years From Now The surging sea of human life forever onward rolls, And bears to the eternal […]
This is a picture of a mother with her son and daughter, 1972. Location of the photo is unknown. It was sent to me a former blogger about a year ago. She has since shut down her site (Ready for the Shift). The photo features a mom with a beehive hairdo. The son is wearing […]
In celebration of Mother’s Day, which is May 14, I will be posting pictures throughout the month of Gen-Xers with their mothers. Most of the photos in this collection were taken in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Follow along at http://www.jenx67.com/tag/our-mothers.