Yes, its that time of life when you
begin to look back at all of the happy moments
and some of the not so happy times.
I have long wanted to do a "wall of pictures"
and finally I took the time to
look thru boxes of old pictures.
I decided that I would like to tell the story
of my family. I was able to find pictures
of my Grandpa and Grandma on
my mother's side as well as so many other
nostalgic pictures that my cup
With the help of Grandson Richard
the wall has been started. We are using the
walls on the stairway to the
family room. I wanted the pictures to
be spread randomly as well as
being in all sorts of frames. I really
like the effect.
This is where started and this wall
is almost full. Just room for a few more
A slightly different view of the wall.
Center picture on the bottom row
is my birth certificate.
This is the other side of staircase that
we have just begun to work on.
I have ten more pictures framed and
ready to put on the wall.
This is my husband, Bob Aymar, at the
age of 19. This is my favorite picture
This is my Dad at age 19. He had many brothers and
and sisters and always wore "hand-me-downs. Here
he is modeling his first new suit of clother ever!
This is my brother Bobby, in his Army
uniform in WW11/ There are patches in
the frame but I am not sure of their
significance. This photo came to me in a box
of his personal items after his death in
This is my beautiful mother. She was a
very special lady, therefore, a very special hand
My three lovely grandchildren. All are now
in their 40's - WOW, where does the time
My brother in France, November 1945.
One of the prettiest babies I have ever seen.
This is Kristen, just a few days old.
I have tried to give you a sampling of
what I have on the walls and of what
I have been up to. I do wish that all of
you could stop by and see the walls
for yourself. They really tell the story
of four generations of my family, of
which I am very proud.
In addition I have been in the dye pots and will be
doing more as the weather cools.
I also am working on Edyth O'Neals
Blue Basket Pattern.
I hope that everyone is having a wonderful summer.
Keeping cool is a feat in the
weather we have been having.
Eloise wants to remind everyone to drink lots of
water in this sticky weather. She also
says hello to all.
Quote of the day -
The only reason people get lost in thought is because its unfamiliar territory.
Doris and Eloise