Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
All families are a work in progress, by definition. We each occupy a place and time, with a hazy view of what's past, and no idea at all about what lies around the bend. If we're lucky, we have some times when we can see more than just the immediate - where we catch a glimpse of the grand sweep of history that we occupy.
If we're lucky, a family reunion is one of those times. Today, I'm lucky. Mom and Dad are coming into town.
Blogging will be somewhat sporadic.
But here is a glimpse of the point in time that Mom and Dad occupied, so many years ago.