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Remembering, Parenthood

My grandmother and I, 36 years ago.

by Paul Baron

Le vésinet — She passed away last week in her 90th year after having held 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren in her arms. Merci Mamie.

photography, Weather, Remembering

I take a photo everyday, but today I brought this one with me.

by Steve Dearden

York — If I posted a photo taken today you’d see why I needed to carry this one, taken last time I crossed Lendal Bridge six weeks ago. I needed it to get me through this miserably wet Wednesday and I’ll ne...

Winter, Remembering

In flight!

by Lorraine Palmieri

Holmdel — Today marks the third anniversary of my mother’s passing. I drive by this farmhouse weekly on my way to the market and appreciate the feeling of peace it shares with all who pass, but especially toda...

War, Remembering, Grandfathers

A simple, moving live memorial at Piccadilly this morning

by Steve Dearden

Manchester — Unlike all the usual ceremonies of remembrance - the marching, the trumpets, men with medals, sombre suited dignitaries laying wreaths - this touched me, and stayed with me all day and since. Unexpec...

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