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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Good Morning Suzanne @  This is my first try at posting for the Vintage Thursday.  

The picture above was taken at the funeral of their mother in 1932. My father-in -law was 4.
What an awesome old car!  Dad had been given a puppy.  He can't remember what he had named it.  The woman's arm to the right is his grandmother who cared for the children until his father remarried some years later.

Dad is 82 and still farms 340 acres out in Kansas.  We try to go out to help with harvest each year. This was taken last July after working on some of his combines.  My husband managed to stay much cleaner!


Postcardy said...

Those are nice pictures. You are lucky to have them.

Under Her Wings said...

I love old pictures. What memories they inspire! Thanks for reminding me of your blog; I don't know why I couldn't find it. I'm putting it on my blog list so I don't lose it again!

Ann said...

Deb that is a great picture with the car. The puppy looks really cute. Love the outfit your Dad in Law is wearing! What a guy still farming all those acres.

viridian said...

What history. So sad the photos were taken at a funeral.

Tara Beaulieu said...

Such adorable little children they were. It does make me sad though, to see them so small and precious and know the top one was taken at their mama's funeral. I am glad to see he is doing well and going strong, still farming. That's terrific! Happy VTT and thanks for sharing a piece of your family history with us.

Anonymous said...

Great photos, such wonderful family treasures.

GardenofDaisies said...

I love the old family photo's!!! Your Dad is a strong man! Still farming at 82! :-) What part of Kansas is he in? (I'm near KC)
And the view from your window below is amazing!!

The Happy Homemaker said...

I love these pictures!How sad that they lost their mama so early:( I'm glad they had their grandma to look after them.