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Showing posts from November 6, 2016

DAY 309 of NONNIE'S PHOTO A DAY: Fire Truck Reflection

working together- is what the firemen did for the veterans and others who gathered here for the service.  They raked and gathered the leaves so the area would be pristine for the event.
shared with James' WEEKEND REFLECTIONS #372 gathered from around the world

my Veteran's Day post can be seen here.

DAY 308 of NONNIE'S PHOTO A DAY: Vietnam Veteran Memorial

My grandaughter's father-in-law is the speaker here. He also designed the Vietnam Veteran Memorial.

the rifle salute
wreath tribute

I missed including this photo of the veteran playing "Taps." 
mea culpa!

I am thankful for all veterans  for their service to our nation  that didn't always show our appreciation.   Today marked the 30th anniversary of this memorial.

DAY 307 of NONNIE'S PHOTO A DAY: Fall in My Neighborhood

cruising through the ‘hood awed by the Lord’s paint palette savoring His hues

DAY 306 of NONNIE'S PHOTO A DAY: Express Service Sign

express service sign showsrepairs done rapidly bona fide by us

shared at Lesley's SIGNS, SIGNS

DAY 305 of NONNIE'S PHOTO A DAY: R is for Railroad

R is for railroad... one of multiple crossings in our fair city
shared with ABC WEDNESDAY thanks to the creator and host this week- Mrs. Nesbitt and for the maintenance- Roger

DAY 304 of NONNIE'S PHOTO A DAY: Purple Beauties Macro

summer's left-overs still delighted with their hue here ever preserved
shared with  MACRO MONDAY 2 thanks for this meme, Gemma & MMT!

DAY 303 of NONNIE'SPHOTO A DAY: A Blended Family

Today this family would be called a blended family, but in the late 1930s, they were just a family.  The adults are the Kern siblings (including my mom in white clothes and my dad in the middle) with their spouses, mother and their step-father.  The three children are Duckworth siblings. Grandpa Kern died at age 41 leaving seven children.  I knew only my grandpa Duckworth. Two Kern brothers were not present for the taking of the picture.  Judging from the size of the three younger siblings, I was born two years after this. 
sharing with Jane's VINTAGE WEEKLY Any bloggers who have vintage photos,  please join us in sharing them!