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Month: March 2015

HOLLIS BARNETT 1907 – 1990

HOLLIS BARNETT 1907 – 1990

My father in law, Hollis Barnett died on March 22nd 1990. He was a unique and wonderful man. You can read about his extraordinary wife Betty Barnett and more about this couple whoI grew to love. https://www.paulluverajournalonline.com/weblog/2010/03/i-write-this-in-memory-of-my-wifes-father-hollis-hall-barnett-whodied-in-puyallup-washington-on-march-22-1990-at-the-a.html Hollis Hall Barnett died in Puyallup, Washington on March 22, 1990 at the age of 83. Hollis was born in Buckley, Washington on May 3, 1907 and spent his younger years at Mt. Rainier National Park where his father, Herman "Herm" Burke Barnett, was a…

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AUTISM – A VISIT TO HOLLAND WHEN YOU BOOKED ITALY

AUTISM – A VISIT TO HOLLAND WHEN YOU BOOKED ITALY

My grandsons were born twins and one twin was given the challenge of autism. Perhaps it is more accurate to say my daughter and her husband were provided an opportunity to test their parental love and parental devotion with one of their children and my grandchild. So far, over a decade of time, they have succeeded in every way in spite of all the obstacles that accompanies a special child like this one.  So, when my daughter shared Emily Kingsley essay "Welcome to…

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PETER BABAROVICH 1861 – 1935

PETER BABAROVICH 1861 – 1935

My maternal grandfather Peter (Petar) Babarovich was born April 12, 1861 in the village of Splitska on the island of Brac in the Adriatic Sea. He died in Anacortes, Washington March 5, 1935 see:  https://www.paulluverajournalonline.com/weblog/2012/03/peter-babarovich-1861-1935.htm  He died on March 5th 1935 and I was born 12 days later. It must have have been a very difficult time for my mother, to lose her father and then give birth to me.  He and my grandmother had seven children all of whom, except my mother,…

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