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While I don’t take sides in politics in any country I’ve lived in, I found some information in the Mitt Romney family history fascinating – and the author of the following highlighted article giving me a fit of the family … Continue reading
The one thing I love about the digital age is that there are amazing new twists on old techniques, and Dear Photograph is a fantastic new twist for genealogists and family historians. The idea is to write a “letter” to … Continue reading
In our family’s history, few brothers were as close as Robert and Wayne Knapp. A year apart in age, and the youngest of the family for a long time, they were bound at the hip during the rough and tumble … Continue reading
Written February 3, 1965, as part of the creative writing class taken by Robert Knapp in Lake Stevens/Everett area of Snohomish County, Washington. The Good and the Bad You have all had your portions of sorrow and pain, And have … Continue reading
This is a paper describing the trip back to Taylor Rapids, Wisconsin, by Knapp brothers, Wayne and Robert. It’s a beautiful piece that describes the now lost-to-time logging community and the landmarks that shaped their lives growing up there. It’s … Continue reading
Dated December 1, 1964, written for his mother, Emma Beatrice Primley Knapp, died 1960. My Mother She waited on me hand and foot. That’s as the saying goes. I know great care of me was took, And thanks so seldom … Continue reading
I have spoken often of how much of my youthful happiness is owed to my wonderful departed sister, Nonie. She was one in a million. She a teacher, mother, and sister to us, especially to my younger brother, Wayne, and … Continue reading