Category Archives: Family history

Day in LA…part 3

One thousand heavenly voices

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singing Dona Nobis Pacem

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in the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

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John Nava’s tapestries line the walls

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my cousin Katherine Rose standing in as Jacinta

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JOY!!!

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Horse magic

Sometimes…between a girl and a horse…magic happens:

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life lessons happen –

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love

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gentleness

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patience

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self-control

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kindness

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joy!!!

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…a joy to observe!!!

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Indian Summer…Santa Barbara

enjoying the harvest

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precious times

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Postcard from Elin

Remnants of a tiny granddaughter’s visit…

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seeing the world through her eyes…magical!!!

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Essence: rural Colorado

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…wandering the rural highways of Colorado – stepping visually into the past…

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…connected to Colorado by family rather than residence, I love to visit, to feel the pull of the Italian immigrants who were my grandparents; their children, one of whom was my mother…

 

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It’s all about the wings…

Nearing the end of their stay in our box, the owlets are climbing with great care to the top. 

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Against the backdrop of other winged creatures,

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flexing their wings,

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retreating to security inside

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or flying into the night.

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I am reminded of a quote given to each of our adult children with a copy of the family history:

‘Every child deserves two things:  one is roots, the other is wings.’

We have provided roots – a barn owl box made of 100 year old barn wood – and their parents have given them wings – literally and figuratively!   God speed little ones!

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Postcard from a five year old mind…

a boy and his dog

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assemblage and photography by Curren Ivor – with encouragement from Nona

 

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