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New Image Discovered

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.

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In Memory of My Mother

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

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My 32nd Grand Child

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

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Dad’s Dream

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

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Circumnavigation of Bainbridge Island

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

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E. Royal Celebrates his First Birthday

Had to take a picture of my 29th Grandchild for his first birthday.   I have about 70 more good ones. Want to see them?

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Remembering My Grandfather Cardon

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

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A History of Anna Furrer

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

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Important History of An Ancestor

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

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Okinawa Memories Part 4

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

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Silly Man, Ladders Are for getting Down From High Places

  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

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Some Political Thoughts

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.”

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Life in a Small School In Goldbar, Washington

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

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Some Baby Pictures

 

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On Duty In Okinawa As Unit Photographer

Hazardous Duty During my tour in Okinawa the Air Force had an accident with one of its B52 bombers. It was during the Vietnam War and they flew Bombing runs from Okinawa. The Accident was fairly minor but it scared … Continue reading

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