Category Archives for family

Animate Your Ancestors

What if you could see your ancestors on a video – even if they lived long before movies were possible?  Well, now you can! Sort of that is. A new tool called Deep Nostalgia on the MyHeritage site makes incredibly realistic animations from still photographs. I tried it on some of my photos and the results are […]

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Getting The Covid Vaccine

Georgia and I use doctors associated with Advocate-Aurora Health. Last Wednesday we each got an email from them telling us we were eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine.  Signing up was very easy. We just followed the link in the email and were able to schedule appointments for Friday. Then we were guided through an online pre-registration […]

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Birthday And Stay At Home Orders!

​The stay at home order is still in effect for Illinois. With all the restaurants, casinos, resorts every other get away place closed there is no where special to go for my 70th birthday. Still, it will be a memorable one. The year of the virus! ​Not much going on right now. We have done a […]

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Camping With Max

​​We no longer have a travel trailer but, our grandson Maxwell remembers when we did. Since he was about three he has been asking if we can buy another one ​so we can take him camping. Buying another trailer isn’t an option right now but we did do the next best thing. Last week we rented […]

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Cabin Fever? Not Yet!

​January has us sticking close to home most days. After a mild start to the month, ​the weather has turned against us.  Two heavy snow storms and a few more moderate snowfalls have given the snowblower the biggest workout it has had in years.​Now, the sky is clear but a polar vortex is keeping us […]

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A Family Reunion

​This past weekend, Georgia and I were on the road again. This time to Apple Valley, Minnesota where a Clough family reunion was held at the Apple Valley Community Center. ​Back Row: Clarence, Richard, Raymond, Casper, Harry.  Front Row: Anita, Mildred, John, Lydia, Marion, Elaine. Photo taken 1951 on the occasion of John and Lydia’s […]

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Festival Season Is Here!

​The summer festival season is getting into full swing here in Chicagoland. We started it off with Wauconda Fest this past weekend. ​Max and his Mom met us there for a great afternoon of fun and games. The weather was just about perfect and the food wasn’t bad either!​​Max rode a few rides and went through […]

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Happy New Year 2018

​Happy New Year 2018! ​Shortly after we were married, Georgia and I took our daughters on our first overseas trip. We enjoyed England and France but, the part we liked the best was the time we spent in Scotland. I hope we can get back there again​.

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Merry Christmas 2017

​We wish you all a very Merry Christmas!Tom and Georgia

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James Edward Moore – September 9, 1952 – November 2, 2017

​This last weekend, Georgia and I traveled to Milwaukee to attend a moving memorial service for my cousin Jim Moore.Jim was diagnosed with ALS on December 2nd, 2016. The terrible disease took him from us on November 2nd of this year. He was a loving father, devoted husband and companion, amazing teacher and loyal friend […]

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