Steve, Carrie, Keyna, Patti, Bill, Beth, John, Jim

Family Christmas Photo 1968 Patti Steve John Carrie Bill Keyna Beth

I could always tell who my really good friends were when I was growing up because they could recite the birth order of my siblings in one breath! And I love the story in the Bible where Joseph is about to reveal himself to his brothers and he sits them in birth order and they marveled.  I know that kind of marvel! I will hear from an old friend and no matter what they will always get around to asking, “And how is ‘stevecarriekeynapattibillbethjohnjim?'” And I marvel after all these years that they can still do it. Now our family is

Family Photo 1976-77

 almost too big to count.  But just ask my mom and she can rattle off a number in a heart beat and even has their birthdays down! I love that no matter how hard it was my parents got pictures of us!  I treasure them now.  My siblings may not treasure that I am posting them but we’ll see if they ever even notice!  So I’ve added a new category to my blog and will post more treasures as I run across them.  And if you haven’t gotten a family photograph taken lately…it really really is worth it!

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    • I am the youngest baby girl in my family…the 6th of 8. The first picture I am in the red dress the bottom picture I am in light blue. It is tough because everyone always says how much we look alike! Since my sisters are beautiful…I’ll take it!

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