MV Obsession

My obsession with Martha's Vineyard.. phototography..genealogy and life in general and this and that…


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Mine and My Mother’s…

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I’ve done a lot of these counted cross stitch maps of the Vineyard and each one has been for a special person. This particular one was for my daughter Patty for Christmas 2008. Imagine my surprise when I looked in a long forgotten box and found the one below done by another very special person in my life…

… my mother. She must have done this over 80 years ago and it is in amazingly good condition. Thank you mom for a beautiful surprise.

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Turns out we both did Gay Head Lighthouse …

Hers which has the light housekeepers house attached to it…

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mine..

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…which is part of the 5 lighthouses of Martha’s Vineyard

West Chop-East Chop-Gay Head-Edgartown-Cape Poge

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… which is part of my Vineyard counted cross stitch wall 🙂

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth…

Prompt:  In this first week of the year, many people anticipate beginnings, changes, and opportunities for growth. Share with us an image that evokes this spirit of change and newness.

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My first thought for growth…

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But then I thought about the growth of the jigsaw puzzle my daughter and I just worked on (I did at least 15% )

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An unassuming 1000 piece puzzle featuring take-offs on titles of popular books. It of course started with the first pieces and then grew and grew and grew and…

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Behold… all done.

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Just a few of the clever take offs on titles…

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https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/growth-2/