December 2012 archive

Family Photo Game at Christmas

Another Christmas has come and gone. Most families, large or small, get together this time of year and our families are no exception. We hosted a Christmas dinner for my immediate Miller family, a small group. We also hosted the annual Christmas gathering for the Bennetts, Joe’s siblings and their children and grandchildren. This is …

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from Karen’s Chatt!

Advent–The Nativity Sets

If you are reading this blog post it must mean that the world has not ended by some catastrophic disaster. Yes, we are all still here. It can be said that the reports of the end of the world have been greatly exaggerated. Life goes on and, ready or not, we are about to embark …

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Tombstone Tuesday–Anna M. Schumm

This is the tombstone of Anna M. Schumm, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Anna M. Ehefrau Von H. G. Schumm Geboren 24 Mai 1857 Gestorben 23 Sep 1901 Text 1 Petri, Chp 5, Vers 6 Translation: Anna M., Wife of H.G. Schumm, Born …

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Advent–The Christmas Trees

For centuries, at Christmas time, one of the main objects in homes has been the Christmas tree. As I look through family photos I see that our family is no exception to this tradition. Christmas trees are bright and pretty and photos often focused on them. Here are some pictures of family trees in various …

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