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Anaheim picnic

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 22, 2014

My mom grew up in California, and her family continued to live there when she moved east for college (and then marriage and the rest of her life!). In the summer of 1968, when I would have been about 20 months and Phil 6 months, Mom took us to visit her family. In addition to […]


Meeting the girls

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 23, 2014

A few days ago I shared a layout about an old friendship of ours with a man named Jeremy, who both Matt and I worked and were friends with several years ago. Today’s layout features photos of Jeremy’s family from last November when they came to town. It was the first time we had met […]

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by Janice Daquila-Pardo on April 30, 2014

This photo of me in our driveway is from March 1969. I don’t really know that there’s anything special to say about it; it’s just me in a cute little skirt and sweater with a barrette in my hair. And get a look at that car! Does anyone know what make/model it is? Product/technique notes […]


My first Easter

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on April 25, 2014

My mom lived with her Aunt Mary Lou and Uncle Joe while she attended school at Geneva College in their home town of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. This is the same town where my father grew up and then also attended Geneva. So once they had married and moved away from Pennsylvania, my parents always looked […]


Believe 1972

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on December 14, 2013

This is a formal portrait that was taken of me at Christmas time in 1972. On the back of it my mom had written a note, in my voice, to my Papa wishing him a merry Christmas from me. At the age I was in this picture, I was very excited about Christmas, which I […]