Category Archives: Ancestry

Now and Then

While being busy in retired life, as you can see from my lack of posts in the last several months, I have been reflecting a lot about “getting old”. It happens quite a bit in my age group, which is … Continue reading

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The Red Chair

I had been collecting photos for my mother’s memorial service after my mom passed away just before Mother’s Day, when I came by some old photos of me taken in a red winged chair that I still have. It inspired … Continue reading

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Mixing Fun Photos with Illustration

Okay, I think I am on a bit of a roll here in creating a theme. Before I retired from greeting card world, I’d create fun images out of existing photographs. You can probably see some of the influence of … Continue reading

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Christmas Card from Oliver

Melissa,  my daughter-in-law, upon seeing what I did with my grandson’s picture by adding a red cape and clouds, asked if I would design Oliver in a Christmas situation for their Christmas card this year. Let me say this, after … Continue reading

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Looking Though Lens of Time

While looking at old family photos just before Father’s Day, I was thinking of my dad and the fact that my son will soon become a father. How time flies! It gave me inspiration to create another page for the … Continue reading

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Three Generations

While looking through family photos for Mother’s Day, I came across my grandmother, mother and me, all in that similar pose with our new born babies. How interesting it is to see the connections of 3 generations together spanning over … Continue reading

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Connections

While sorting through old photos of family, I find it interesting to find similar situations that span generations. Part of my album process is looking for connections that tell a story in a way. Here are two fathers from different … Continue reading

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