So much is happening in these little lives — The prostrate widow The gravel accident The dangerous intersection. Not shown — the visit to the outhouse. All this and more can be seen at the very amusing Wenham Museum.
My dad surrounded by a gaggle of boys who wanted to see the steam boat go.
Leo wearing his new Christmas Eve pajamas, next to Granddad Jim.
After a hard day’s work
These cards are from Margaret McCready Hespen (1894-1971) and her mother Ellen (Ella) Butler McCready (1863-1950). (from your Margaret, aged 16 or so, to her cousin Leo, who was sick, age 13) To Mr. Leo Newell, Virginia, Ill Dear Little Cousin How are you getting along? I am fine So are the rest of the … Continue reading “More postcards from the McCready family of Schuyler, NE”
Leo gives cousin Archer a bear hug as Audrey looks on The kids just avoided being squished by Uncle Randy We get together for a photo with our kids The Godleys (Stephanie, Nigel, Sophie and Leo) plus me Leo put up a pinwheel for Papa Just like the one he got from Papa two years … Continue reading “The Silver Lining”
Sophie, Leo and I just got back from a week in California with my dad. He died yesterday while we were still there. Leo has lots of great memories of him from his 11 trips to California. Instead of something new, here are some old posts about my dad. We will all miss him a … Continue reading “Gustav James Fehlhaber, 1930-2008”
On Christmas Eve, we saw the neighborhood Christmas lights and read “The Night Before Christmas” with Papa (an old version from my childhood, illustrated by Susan Perl). Sophie and I got the best Christmas card ever from Leo and we enjoyed the afternoon with Cousin Audrey Here is Leo checking to see who is taller. It’s … Continue reading “Christmas”
Leo with Papa, riding the train at the SF Zoo.