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Memories Of My Mom…

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Maude Louise Littlefield

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Born in Waterville, Maine

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Raised on Martha’s Vineyard

my mother, Maude Louise and grandmother, Albra Mae – Oak Bluffs, 1924

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Moved to New Jersey after high school graduation and met a Jersey boy, Joseph Albert (Al)…

 

                                         married him                     and had a Jersey girl (me)

The next to the last Mother’s Day I spent with my mom was May 1975. My parents were vacationing on the Cape and she was unaware that we were driving up from NJ to surprise her for the weekend. I gave her the book ‘Mostly On Martha’s Vineyard, A Personal Record’ by Henry Beetle Hough, as I knew she’d know some of the people mentioned in the book. I am so glad I did that because after reading the book she decided she wanted to sail over to the Vineyard to visit her mother’s grave. It turned out be her last trip to her beloved Vineyard.

Can’t let Mother’s Day pass without pictures of my sweeties…

Daughters Patty and Debbie…

                                      Then                                                 Now

Grandchildren Tiffany and Tyler…

                                                        Then                                                  Now

 

 

 

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Author: mvobsession

I'm married, I have two daughters and two grandchildren and they all love MV. Enjoy my MV blog and contact me if I can answer any questions. This blog started out as strictly about Martha's Vineyard but over the years I've branched out to include other obsessions and interests. I enjoy photography and like sharing my photos here as well. Hope you enjoy :)

10 thoughts on “Memories Of My Mom…

  1. It’s always lovely to see old photos of family and what they looked like. Happy Mother’s Day Joan!

  2. Thank you Terri and happy Mother’s Day to you as well 🙂

  3. I love this I am doing something similar on Facebook to honor my mother this year! Happy Mother’s Day!

  4. what a beautiful post accompanied by beautiful photos. Happy Mother’s Day to you

  5. The “doll clothes washing” photo is just beautiful – my favorite of your shared vintage pics – Happy Mothers Day!

  6. Thank you Karen. That picture is my absolute favorite of my mother. Happy Mother’s Day to you as well my friend ❤

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