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With This Ring by
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Prompted By Lost and Found

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I’m not superstitious or especially sentimental,  and that’s a good thing because over the years I’ve lost some precious jewelry –  two or three watches,  innumerable earrings,  and even a few wedding rings. When we married my husband gave me a simple band – not of gold or silver but of jade.   I lost…
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The Accidental Genealogist by
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Prompted By Group Photos

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“Hi mom, it’s me, calling from Sweden.”  This will have to be short.  It is expensive.  “When was Grandma born?”  “What was her father’s name?”  I need some crumb of information if we are to have any luck tracking down relatives, and this was all unplanned. 1897.  Carl Corsberg, from ”Smaland”. That will have to…
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My Television Froze by
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Prompted By Group Photos

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On Saturday morning I awoke clear-eyed and bushy-tailed, eager to write something in response to this week’s GROUP PHOTOS prompt.  But I was distracted from writing by a series of aggravating and delaying techno snags. 
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Los Angeles on Fire by
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Prompted By Group Photos

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Photos of families, couples, and mobs, shuttered or pixilated images preserve decades of life, love, and memory, chaos captured, order performed. Random or planned, group photos reflect group purpose. We gathered to chronicle the choking, smoke-filled days and siren-screaming nights of ’92, to project a cinematic family photo, to replicate violence against a lone black…
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Kodachrome by
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Prompted By Group Photos

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I do not relate to the idea that group photos are no longer in vogue. For me they are a constant in my life!
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Some bunch of kids, huh? by
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Prompted By Group Photos

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I especially like this photo of my aunt because it captures her sweetness.
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