Monthly Archive: August 2017

Aug 11

From an Old Negative to a Digital Photo

A few weeks ago I found an old negative, 2¼ x 3¼ inches, among some old papers. I could tell there were three people and a tractor in the photo. In the past I have sent negatives away to have them digitized but I wondered if I could do this one myself. I decided to …

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Aug 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Clarence Huffman

This is the tombstone of Clarence Huffman, located in row 7 of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The small heart-shaped marker, embellished with fern leaves, is inscribed: CLARENCE Son of G.F. & Sarah HUFFMAN Died Apr. 5, 1900 Aged 11 D. Our darling baby Clarence was the last child born to George Ferdinand …

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Aug 04

Summer Reading

Retirement is good. It gives me the time to do things I have been putting off because I didn’t have the time. That’s the way it is supposed to work–having the extra time for things like reading. I love to read but somehow I got out of the habit of reading the last few years. …

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Aug 01

Tombstone Tuesday–Emma V. Huffman

This is the tombstone of Emma V. Huffman, located in row 7 of Kessler Cemetery, aka Liberty Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Emma V Dau of G.F. & S. Huffman Died Dec. 25, 1903 Aged 19 Y.  9 M. 6 D. Emma was the second child born to George Ferdinand …

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