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There’s no place like home…yet my trip to Colorado and then on to Washington was full of family, love, caring, closeness, interests, friends, nature, details, good-byes, spending, reminiscing, and so much more. This morning as we reflected on our trip … 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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We finally crossed over into Wisconsin today. Yes, we’re getting closer to home.             I saw lots of old barns and was able to photograph some.   What is this fascination of mine with old … Continue reading

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Ninety-nine and… Part I

Seventy and one years ago to the day! August 25, 1942 the doctor told my dad Corina would give birth to the baby. However, neither one of them would live. But…God had a different plan! August 25, 2013 William Claude, … Continue reading

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There Is A Way That Seems Right…

We were traveling from Chicago to Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada with our daughter, Pam, and son-in-law, Gene. The first day, still in Wisconsin, we stopped at a rest area. There was a nice sign and the beginning of a trail. Ah, … Continue reading

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Memory Bank & Olympics

I’ve had my memory jogged while watching the Olympics! I was amazed one day when my memory bank opened and I saw myself back in the early 50’s as a young girl at a camp in Oregon, Wisconsin! My dad was … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 13 USA Wisconsin

Driving through Wisconsin today we saw a couple of interesting sights. We didn’t take time for any sightseeing. We wanted to get to Chicago. These flags commemorating lives lost in battle was at Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. The next picture is … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 14 USA Wisconsin, Walking

We went for a walk today thinking we’d see a beautiful river down below. Instead it was the forest rebuilt years after a forest fire. We didn’t see the river or the falls! We had a very nice long walk, all … Continue reading

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