Tag Archives: Lyon

Throw Back Thursday: Our First Christmas Tree

Here it is our first Christmas tree that my wife and I picked out for our celebration. It was short, squat, crooked, and not well shaped. We knew it was going to be a problem as soon as we got … Continue reading

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Do Our Family Treasures Have a Secret Life?

We all have them. Those items we gather as we move through our life. They may have been handed down to you by your parents, grandparents or passed down from many generations. It could even be a silly souvenir that … Continue reading

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Dissapearing Females

The above photograph shows my wife’s grandparents, Edward Monty and Ruby Gonya, on their wedding day. I offer my apologies to Grandmother Monty as she was not the type to fade away in the background, in fact, just the opposite. … Continue reading

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Old News Is Good News

Newspapers, we use them for all sorts of reasons. My wife will read the obituaries before she reads anything else. I like the comics the best. We both like to look for garage and estate sales. The daily paper is … Continue reading

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Who are they?

The montage of pictures above are a very small sample of hundreds of my family’s pictures that are without names. I have no idea who they are. They are my family’s orphans. Some are old family friends I am sure, … Continue reading

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A Genealogy Smile

Saw this on Pintrest and had to share. How many of us are guilty of something like this? I have gone on “vacations” and have had my wife sitting for hours at a micro-film reader going through miles of film. … Continue reading

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