Category Archives: Family

On a Highway of Usefulness

Recently, I have come to fully accept my lifelong role as temporary custodian of our family treasures from the past.  Whether they be tattered and torn photographs or yellowed documents with an ancestor’s handwriting, this inward pull to document and … Continue reading

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Christmas in the north Georgia Mountains

Where:  Amicalola Falls State Park Lodge, Georgia                   Heart of the Chattahoochee National Forest                   90 minutes from downtown Atlanta When:  December 24-26, 2012 Why:  Home away from home getaway What:  720-foot tall Amicalola Falls is the highest cascading waterfall … Continue reading

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Reel to Reel Life

Recently, I’ve been anchored to my chair and consumed—fanatical—about transferring VHS video tapes to Windows Media Player files, or at least a format compatible with most computers.   It’s a small piece of my unquenchable quest to de-clutter our home while … Continue reading

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1929 Western Journey, part 4

In today’s 1929 Western Journey account, the Franzen’s continue to meet-n-greet California friends and relatives.  However, by Mr. Franzen’s tone in his first paragraph, I’d say he and his wife were exhausted and ready to head East.  Could they have … Continue reading

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1929 Western Journey, part 3

In today’s 1929 Western Journey, you’ll learn about an interesting woman.  It seemed the Franzen’s were captivated by Christian Evangelist, Aimee McPherson’s stage presence and exuberance.  While certainly in an entirely different setting and situation, the mysterious woman we encountered … Continue reading

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1929 Western Journey, part 2

Continue reading and re-living a 1929 across country journey with H. H. Franzen and his wife in part two of Western Journey.  Read Western Journey, part 1 if you’ve not done so for greater understanding. Similarly, as Mr. Franzen compared … Continue reading

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1929 Western Journey, part 1

If anyone knows anything remotely about my husband and me, or has faintly been interested in this blog, they will understand this adventuresome couple loves to travel, hike, and camp.  So this Golden New Era across country train excursion publication … Continue reading

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