A Big Change : A Photo Story

#RootsTech is running a Photo Story Competition and I feel like I could fill up my blog with past and present photos. Here is the latest. This grainy, creased photo could tell a hundred stories. It was 1978. My brother Rick had finally gotten his life together and joined the Air Force. He was stationed in New Jersey and drove up to our new condo in Connecticut to visit. He was loving his life. I had just turned 13. My mother was divorced and struggling financially. She sold the house and moved with my sister and I to the next town over from…

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Jeanette and Merah : A Photo Story

#RootsTech is running a Photo Story Competition and I feel like I could fill up my blog with past and present photos. I’ll be sharing more, but here is one. My grandmother, Jeanette, always compared herself to her older sister, Merah. She wrote in her journal, “Merah was small and dainty and I was chubby and plain looking. Mother used to dress us up alike and some thought we were twins. But Merah was stylish and pretty like our mother.” When I look at this photo I see two sisters. Their closeness and love for each other is obvious. That’s my grandmother on…

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Moving In

Hi everyone! I just moved my blog from Blogger to a new platform here with WordPress. Same me. Same blog. Just a different neighborhood.  Please update your link to this blog. Thanks so much continuing to follow me 🙂

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