Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers to share family history through old photographs.
This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt features a flight attendant hugging a puppy. No puppies were better loved than my granddaddy Slade’s hunting dogs.
|Fred Slade Sr. and his hallmark cigarette and pups|
He kept a kennel at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and George Moore.
I can believe that. I have 24 photos of Granddaddy’s dogs. But photos of my granny – less than half that many.
Even though I don’t have many pictures as proof, my granddaddy adored my granny, maybe even more than he loved those Beagles. Pictures from the 1940s and those taken before 1982 when Granny passed away depict my grandparents exactly as I knew them --
|Fred and Julia Slade, 1940.|
|Unknown friend, Julia and Fred Slade 1940|
|Fred and Julia Slade in the mid-1950s|
always cheerful and upbeat
and always devoted to each other.
Hugs and puppies await your visit to Sepia Saturday.
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