May 2008 archive

Chance of Rain

It may rain today, or tonight or tomorrow.  It’s interesting how inexact science can be.  We need rain, the lawn is beginning to turn yellow.  I watered by veggies and flowers, but I refuse to water the lawn, preferring to allow nature to take it’s course.  I ‘m going to plant some more veggies today, …

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Back at It, Whatever it Is

Papa and I had a nice Memorial Day holiday,  We spend a few days with Papa’s mother, as we do each year.  We visited the cemeteries where our departed family members are buried, and brought plants and flowers.  We drove around our old stomping grounds and looked for changes and improvements.  We stopped at every …

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A Little Something to Listen to Today

Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook Concluded

The remaining pages in the book are newspaper clippings and other personal items. Here are the photographs with people I can’t identify. These are from throughout the book. From left to right, Marion, Jane and Helen Yearnd. I can’t ID the man in the background, or the girl on the far right. On the left, …

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Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook page 21, Take Two

Here are some photographs that have people I can’t identify from page 21. If you know any of these people, please let me know!

Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook, page 21

Pages 18-20 of sweetie’s scrapbook contain newspaper clippings, programs, invitations and cards, which I have omitted. The photos on sage 21 are mainly of Winnie and her husband, and a few family photos. Here is a lady that looks like Aunt Jane Yearnd with Grandpa Kaiser. Grandpa Kaiser would be William Kaiser, 1862-1940. He was …

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Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook, Page 17

Page 17 of Sweetie’s scrapbook contains newer photos, mainly of Winnie and her husband, William; some of their children are included. Two living grandchildren are pictured, I have omitted that photo. First is a baby, I don’t know which baby. Second, my Dad, James Yearnd, with Richard Domey. Richard Domey was the husband of Helen …

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Tour D’ Meeee-sheeee–gan

OK, it’s a weak title, but it is all I have! I left Tuesday afternoon and drove from here to here. If you look at the scrolling heading in my old hometown of Cadillac, then you will see a photograph of this place. My Dad ran a Funeral Home there from 1958 to 1979. Then …

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Winnie A. (Kaiser) Yearnd Scrapbook, Page 16

This page of Sweetie’s scrapbook contains a copy of a campaign flyer. My grandfather ran for, and was elected to a circuit court judgeship in 1947. I think the flyer is interesting because of the polite language it uses, the format it takes, and the information given. This scan shows the back cover on the …

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D3 came in the door a few days ago toting a formal dress in a plastic bag. She said, “Coworker wants you to shorten her daughter’s prom dress.” I shuddered. I’m nervous about sewing anything of someone else’s, and especially if it is worth more than $2.00. It was worth more than $2. An attached …

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