Wednesday’s Child: The Birthday Girl

  February 1960. The 34th president of the United States, Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower, was in office. People were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released that year. Advise and Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best…

Family Photo Friday: Brenkes and Muellers

Pictures are among my most treasured belongings. I love seeing the faces of my ancestors, watching family members change over the years, reliving fun moments and rekindling forgotten memories. Photographs and photo albums, slides and negatives, archival storage containers and digitized images consume space all around me. But not in the fun “Oooh, let’s look at pictures” way.…