Wednesday, 17 August 2011
Picture in a Frame…..at last! & WOYWW (#115)
You know, I can’t believe that a week has gone by and we’re all back here nosing around the WWW again. That’s ‘World Wide Work desks’ in this case and as usual our hopper in chief is keeping us up to scratch with proceedings over at the The Stamping Ground, so pop over and join in the fun why don’t you.
I actually started the day making another LO for the family tree album, this time of my Mum and Dad’s wedding but when I came to do the journaling I couldn’t remember the name of the church they were married in.
The obvious place to look is on their marriage certificate but unfortunately my brother still has that and I couldn’t get hold of him so it was no help, but then I remembered the box file I have, full of all sorts of papers that dad had got together when he started to research the family.
I wondered if there might be anything in there, so the LO got pushed to the back of my desk and then I started to go through the papers……….now I know why I hadn’t tackled it before!
This is how my desk was looking last night.
As you can see, I have papers all over the place.
There’s lots of information there but it’s in no order what so ever, which is understandable given that dad could hardly see, bless and I’ve found multiple copies, sometimes as many as eight, of the same pages so I decided to leave the LO for a while and try and sort it out.
There’s lots of stuff in there for people I’ve never heard of but who are definitely part of the family so I need to take time to study it all and get in contact with a couple of the people dad was corresponding with via email in a bid to get some order to it all.
Oh, and despite all that sorting I still didn’t find out the name of the church so the LO will have to wait until I see my brother at the weekend.
You can just see a glimpse of the LO poking out from the pile of papers and the lovely vintage Mother of Pearl buttons that I plan to use somewhere on it.
And last but not least I thought I would share a photo of my mum and dad with you.
We don’t have many photos of them together, mainly because mum was so thin due to illness and hated the picture being taken but this one was snapped at a family wedding back in the 1980’s and I’ve only just this week managed to find a frame that I liked for it.
Hope you all have a fantastic week and …………………………