For @rohvannyn

@sallypup (25921)
Moses Lake, Washington
August 8, 2016 12:24am CST
Life has so many mysterious paths and corners and shadows. You know that I am not related by blood to the lady I was named after. You also know that the farm that I grew up on was hers really and not my family. We were renters only and yet we were more than that. A year or so ago I was given a lead on a member of her family. We cyber talked and that was that though from time to time I find his posts on FB. Tonight I found another one. This time it was a photo of three ladies at a country club. One looked so much like my namesake. I mentioned that. Her niece answered back. Elderly as you can imagine so I must not be slow. She wants to e-mail me. It feels like I've gained a toe hold on a shadowed bit of family. A bit of the Farm come back to me.
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@CinnamonGrl (5740)
• Paradise, California
8 Aug 16
Always nice to make new connections like that. Maybe you'll find out a little more of their family history. So the lady you rented from was more family than friend to you, as far as how your family thought of her? I had a couple "aunts" like that. One was actually my mother's cousin, and another was Mama's best friend for years and years. I never had any blood relative aunts.
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@sallypup (25921)
• Moses Lake, Washington
8 Aug 16
@CinnamonGri The lady was a Grandma and a rescuer to all of us many times. She did her best and then some to provide guidance and stability.
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@TRBRocks420 (71425)
• Banks, Oregon
8 Aug 16
Hope everything goes well with that.
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@sallypup (25921)
• Moses Lake, Washington
8 Aug 16
@TRBRock420 She seems like a very nice person so far. I wouldn't mind going back East so that I could see the lady's birthplace etc. Fascinating. Like poking my nose into Mark Twain's house or something!
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@Jessicalynnt (47798)
• Centralia, Missouri
8 Aug 16
I wonder about people I cared for and lost touch with, it's so neat you are making contact again!!!
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@sallypup (25921)
• Moses Lake, Washington
8 Aug 16
@Jessicalynnt Its spooky cause some of the people I am trying to speak with have another take on what I know as that time when I was a kid and a little before. The lady I contacted yesterday said that she had been on the farm at one time. Maybe before I was born?
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• Centralia, Missouri
9 Aug 16
@sallypup or perhaps there and you just dont remember.
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@sallypup (25921)
• Moses Lake, Washington
9 Aug 16
@Jessicalynnt Fascinating astute comment. Thanks.
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@Rohvannyn (3118)
• United States
8 Aug 16
That's great! I wish you well with that. It must be interesting, putting together another piece of the puzzle.
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@sallypup (25921)
• Moses Lake, Washington
8 Aug 16
@Rohvannyn She has not accepted my friendship yet. I wait.
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@responsiveme (14225)
• India
12 Aug 16
This is interesting and one of the ups of technology.
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