Category Archives: Graduation

Happy Father’s Day, Dad

Happy Father’s Day, Dad! You’ve been gone now for 7 1/2 years. It doesn’t seem possible because I still miss you so much… You were a good dad to me. I always loved you and was so proud of you. In just … Continue reading

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Go Megan!

Our seventh grandchild to graduate from high school, Megan. Eight more to go!!! We’re proud of each one of grandchildren, as are all of our friends proud of their grandchildren. Megan is an A/B student and will be going to university, … Continue reading

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Ninety-nine and… Part II

School was out for the summer, 1932, so Corina went to visit her Aunt Pauline and Uncle Tony Parrish, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Her own family was now living in La Crosse, Wisconsin. It was the summer between her junior … Continue reading

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I came to South Carolina for the high school graduation of Max. It was very nice and quite impressive but I can’t believe it was scheduled for 8:30 AM! We had to drive to downtown through the morning traffic but we … Continue reading

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Mishaps and Outcomes

There have been a few mishaps on my way to my grandson’s graduation… First of all I was to ride the train to Chicago on Monday and have a couple of days with my older daughter, Pam. Then I would … Continue reading

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Looking Over 2012

I can’t believe this is the last day of 2012! Well, I’d better believe it because tomorrow is 2013! This has been an interesting year. I started it out with Shingles! That wasn’t fun! Jerry took good care of me! … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 10 Canada Saskatchewan Annie

Okay, two more pictures of Annie’s graduation. This is the end. This is the entire class…minus one. A fellow classmate died during surgery. It was a shock the entire class felt. They paid tribute to her. Annie is on the … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 10 Canada Saskatchewan More Celebration of Annie

Annie and Daniel. They both look happy!     It was a  celebration where everyone came together to celebrate Annie. Her immediate family. Annie and her grandma’s.     Annie and her grandpa’s.       Grandpa Archer and Annie! … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 10 Canada Saskatchewan Graduation Banquet

This is the end of the graduation festivities. A graduation banquet. Beautiful dresses, fancy hair-do’s, guys dressed up, good food, long program…

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Travel Log # 10 Canada Saskatchewan, Graduation

Today was graduation day! Annie’s high school graduation day! She’s our fifth grandchild to graduate! So ten more to go!!! We’re very proud of Annie. We’re also very thankful to Pam and Gene for driving us up here! Annie was … Continue reading

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