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A rather bad ambrotype

I collect old photography. I have daguerreotypes and ambrotypes in cases, most in good condition. This one survived in relatively bad condition. I’ve never seen one with all these lines on it. 34 more words

Victorian Photo of Elmer Thompson

I found this photo at Duck Creek Antiques in Cincinnati, Ohio, last week.  I was spending time with my son, Linton – yes, named for our famed ancestor Captain John Hancock Linton from Loudoun County, Virginia.  332 more words

Genealogy Ramblings

Gregg Shorthand

I created this mixed media collage in Lynn Whipple’s online class, “The Joy of Collage,” last year:

It says, “Gregg could twirl like a top with 2 shorthands, he’d spin nonstop… 135 more words


Oh dear, now your all alone.

You have all the old pictures,  but you dont have him.

Childhood pictures: Asia vs Europe

Last week when I was writing the post about cultural references I thought about decorating it with some pictures from our childhood. However I didn’t have any picture of C. 478 more words


wonderful words


Wonderful words of life

1. Sing them over again to me,
Wonderful words of life,
Let me more of their beauty see,
Wonderful words of life; 96 more words