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Tagged With: connections

Collingbourne Mills, Grandpa Green, Harriet, Jean and Me

Among the items I brought back a while ago from my mother’s house is an old briefcase that was full of crochet or tatting thread and embroidery floss, a newspaper clipping about a temperance┬áleader, a family tree and receipts for various purchases a Harriet Switzer made in the 1920s. Much of the thread and floss … Continue reading »

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Lovin’ Loving Frank

I guess I just like books I can connect to — and I’m finding a lot to connect to in Loving Frank by Nancy Horan. Growing up in Northern Illinois, I could not help but at least be aware of Frank Lloyd Wright. Driving past Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva always elicited a mention of … Continue reading »

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The day the lights went out in Bethesda

So our electricity is back, along with Internet access and telephone connections. I’d say, “its about time,” but I liked spending time with my two very bored teenagers. The electricity went out during a severe thunderstorm on Wednesday afternoon while Clare and I were driving back home after a meeting at her school. We heard … Continue reading »

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