Vintage Christmas Ornaments

Nana’s Vintage Christmas Ornaments

One of the best things about the Christmas season for me is all the wonderful holiday memories I have from childhood.  My family took great efforts to really celebrate the season.  I have magical Christmas memories of things as simple as watching the tree in silence, and of watching the snowflakes fall and melt on …

England and France, 1944

  I came across the most wonderful family heirloom not long ago, as my mother was going through some of my grandparents’ old keepsakes (they had plenty, it’s taken many years to get through them).  Along with a 27-page, single-spaced memoir written by another soldier in his troop was this photo album from England and …