Going through some photos from my ancestor's time in China, I find it fascinating to scrutinize the contents of those photos that - at a first glance - don't seem very interesting. Have you done that? Really looked at the details in a photograph and discovered something that reveals a new dimension? I had that … Continue reading Photos Revealing Photos Lost
A story about family geneaology research, a wedding picture and how a braid was a determining factor in my familys' continutiy.
This man is part of my family. He stands proudly in his place on the window seal, together with photos of my husband and kids. He is by far the most prominent-looking of them all. He is all dressed up in his finest gear. But who is he? My grandmother told me that he was … Continue reading The Mystery Man Amongst Us
Reading letters from my great grandmother I slowly unveil her history and piece together the puzzle that is our familys' legacy