Yet again we dig into our heretofore unpublished photos and captions, submitted during the daily-newsprint era of Bulletin Board (1990 to 2016).
Contributor: A.M.P. of Oak Park Heights
Date of picture: 1971
Date of contribution: Unknown
Caption: “After looking at many old pictures, I came across this one from 1971. My daughter Mary Ellen couldn’t wait for a slice; she first had to sample some of her dad’s bread.
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On and on we go, FINALLY publishing photographs and captions sent to us back in the newsprint-only years, when we generally had space for only a single picture each day. No such limitations now! (O, highfalutin pleasures.)
Date of picture: 1934
Date of contribution: ca. 2010
Caption: “The Brevold kids on ‘Black Beauty’: big brother Howard Jr., deceased, Betty & Curt. Taken in 1934. Happy 80th birthday, Curt!”
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The Permanent Family Record
Writes The Gram With a Thousand Rules: “As I have mentioned before, my mom was not a particularly inspired everyday cook, but we all enjoyed her baked goods. Maybe her cookies and pies didn’t melt in your mouth, but they were always nice and chewy.
Continue reading “Take it from a 3-year-old: “I like your pie crust so much better than Grandma’s. Your pie crust is just so . . .” — pause — “. . . so durable!””
Our pets, ourselves
The Doryman of Prescott, Wisconsin: “Subject: Every present has a price.
“Those heart-wrenching Humane Society pictures of orphaned animals are so sad. Even though we have always had rescued pets in our home, I want that one . . . and that one, too.
Continue reading “How can you say “No” to those orphaned animals with their “pleading, yearning eyes”?”
STILL WORKING THROUGH our inventory of pictures submitted but unused, back in the sometimes-underdocumented past!
Contributor: Dick Littfin of West St. Paul
Date of picture: 1961
Date of contribution: April 21, 2011
Caption: “This is a photo of my wife, Mary, and daughters (clockwise: Laurianne, 2; Kathleen, 6; and Nancy, 5). The picture was taken in 1961. Have you ever seen a Mother more proud and loving of her children? Note the loving expressions and body language that the girls have for their Mother!
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