Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Stanbridge Ridge Cemetery

In a post about the Blakeley family earlier this year (The Blakeleys of The Great White North), I mentioned the final resting place of Truman Blakeley, my 3rd great grandfather and father of Charles Robert Blakeley. Having died at the … Continue reading

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The Great Road Trip of 1952

This week I want to share a story from Peggy’s aunt. Mary Reinhardt Colombo is the younger sister of Peggy’s dad, Charles Reinhardt (Chuck). You’ve seen Mary recently in the dancing video from Amanda and Clint’s wedding. Here’s the story … Continue reading

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The Kids in the Neighborhood (including a future Oscar winner)

This week, a picture that was taken in either 1965 or 1966. I’m pretty sure it was taken at least within the first 18 months or so after my family moved from New York to Texas in December 1964. The … Continue reading

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