Author Archives: Royal
Here is an old portrait of me when I was about 26. Living in Okinawa, married with 2 children. I was in the Army Intelligence Corp. Working as a photographer.
Mom passed on 16 July 2014, at Age 92 I will try to write more later, but for now, I would like to present a few pictures that will bring back memories. Me with Mom standing next to trailer house … Continue reading
Anna Lucia Cardon I am slow at updating my blog lately. Hope to improve. Here are a few pictures I took of Anna who is my 32nd grandchild. As you can see she is getting cuter all the time, as … Continue reading
While Dad was alive we recorded him telling us about a dream he had. For this 100th year celebration of his life I put together a video adding pictures of him while he relates his dream on the audio track. … Continue reading
Our First Major Outing together On Our Boat This Season Summer finally arrived in Seattle. This year it actually arrived on the 4th of July, a bit earlier than normal. Sister Susie, our MacGregor 26X sailboat lives at a marina … Continue reading
Had to take a picture of my 29th Grandchild for his first birthday. I have about 70 more good ones. Want to see them?
I had somewhat limited interaction with my Grandfather Cardon. I have often wondered why. It may be related to the fact that my Grandmother died before Dad married and thus was not there to invite and insist on visits from … Continue reading
The Best record I have found of my grandfather’s Grandmother. Grandpa told me that he remembered her. He said that she was always on the go helping people. You should find this interesting. I found the link here: http://thecardonfamilies.org/Histories/Anna_Furrer.htm ANNA … Continue reading
This woman was the 3rd sister of John Cardon (Jean), Grandfather of My Grandfather. Her father was Philippe whose family came from Italy converts to the Church. I add this here because I want all my family to know this … Continue reading
Unit party I can’t remember what the occasion was, but the Colonel decided to have a unit party. He wanted it to be special and asked several members of the unit to get involved. Being in the 526th Intelligence Detachment … Continue reading
Accident in alaska While working as a carpenter in alaska I took a job, out of the union hall, on the new sewerage treatment plant. It was the second or third season on construction and I was working on … Continue reading
President Obama derisively said of rural Americans, “They cling to their guns and their religion.” I would put it another way “I cling to my rights and my faith.”
with Memories of Anna May My older sister was almost three years older than me. While I was young we played together quite a bit but as we got older she was into things that I wasn’t so we weren’t … Continue reading