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Daily Archives: September 4, 2017

Grandpa Patrick’s Prairie Farmer newspaper

Grandma Patrick kept this cover of the Prairie Farmer newspaper from 1952 because it had Grandpa’s writing on it. I wonder who Grandpa voted for, Eisenhower¬†or Stevenson.

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Collage for my mom on her 38th birthday

I was 17 and following my mom’s tradition of making birthday collages when I made this for my mom. I don’t remember making it, but I know I did make collages — Just like Mom did for me and other folks.

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U.S.S Roanoke visits Italy in 1950

My dad must have either sent this to Mom or to his folks when he was in the Navy. It is information about areas in Italy for the U.S.S Roanoke ¬†crew for when they landed in Augusta, Italy on January 25, 1950. Interesting that only in Augusta are “identified houses of prostitution” out of bounds.

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Proof that talent skipped a generation

“Anger,” an etching by Dona Patrick, age 111/2.

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