My aunt was only six years older than I was.
Smoky Joe was Grandma's dog, a scottie.
Grandma's cottage had a water pump outside, as well as running water inside.
We lived on a small lake, for nearly 4 years; the only people there.
In winter, we'd shovel snow off the ice so we could skate, but we had to stay close to shore.
During 1943-47, we lived on a farm in the country because my parents were nervous about the war.
I had very long hair until I cut it at 21.
My mantilla came from Spain and my dress was my sister's. She let out the seams for me!
These are family photos that were scanned from tiny old prints.
Quality is not good, but they do show some views of life in the mid-20th century.