Monthly Archives: November 2010

Looking for kinfolk in all the wrong places!

As long as I can remember, going back a half a century (and a little more), members of my family were told we were related to someone special. Someone impressive! An ancestor we could all point to with pride and whose blood … Continue reading

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Psalm 82:15 discovered at UC-Boulder

I am delighted to have received a response from an inquiry to University of Colorado-Boulder where my aunt studied in 1965-66 for her M.F.A. After doing some digging around on my behalf, Valerie Albicker was able to uncover what is … Continue reading

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Clarke College – Archives

So many thanks go out to Sr. Sara McAlpin who has spent a good deal of time tracking down more of my aunt’s work. These are very abstract and modern, and I suspect were painted in the 1960s. Not sure … Continue reading

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Dining room memories

This geisha is one of two Asian-styled paintings that hung in our dining room¬† for as long as I can remember.¬† It is older than I am. I have a picture of my mother pregnant with me and the picture … Continue reading

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Iron Crosses, Bruges

A quick Google search of my aunt, in quotes, produced this interesting reference: It looks as though the author, affiliated with The University of Duluth, Minnesota and the Tweed Museum of Art, mentions my aunt and a painting done by … Continue reading

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New painting discovered – 1966!!!

My Craigslist contact came through! I am so excited! I’ve been corresponding with a woman in Dubuque whose father purchased this painting in 1966. He believes it was painted that year. He also told his daughter there was one similar … Continue reading

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