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Cooking My Mother’s Recipes ~ Photos

I haven’t been able to sit and share with you all summer although I have been cooking my mother’s recipes. I will be adding more recipes. I thought for today, Labor Day 2018, I would share old photos of my mother and father. The feature photo was taken at their 50th wedding anniversary party.

I’ll start with Grandpa Leask and my Uncle Glenn.Scan_20180902 (26)

Here’s a photo of my mother chasing geese with her older sister Kay.Scan_20180902 (19)

Here’s a photo of my mother with her little brother, and a white dog.Scan_20180902 (20)

They are in the front yard of this house.Scan_20180902 (13)

Scan_20180902 (11)Skip ahead a few years and my mother is standing in almost the exact spot.

This coat my mother is wearing is a muskrat coat she purchased after saving up a long time at her first job. She gave it to me when I went to school in Chicago.Scan_20180902 (10)

 

 

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I love my mother’s plaid dress.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s my dad in plaid around the same year.Scan_20180902 (17)

These photos were taken the same year 1943. My Dad in Houston, TX and my mother in Waterloo, Iowa.Scan_20180902 (15)Scan_20180902 (18)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Here’s one of my favorites of my mother.

 

 

 

 

 

My mother and father are standing on the street in front of Grandma and Grandpa’s house in Waterloo, with my brother Bobby.Scan_20180902 (28)

This photo was taken in 2004.Scan_20180902 (2)