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Friday Photo Flashback ~ Family

Friday Photo Flashback

It's Friday Photo Flashback when I link up with Alicia of More Than Words. I've been having such a good time locating old photos to share.

It looks like my brother Steve and I weren't in the mood for having our pictures taken in this one.
We look happier in this photo but after all ...it was Christmas time!

I think this was my birthday and I loved my dolls. I believe I was about four years old here.

This is a family photo of the Sumstad's and the Haugli's. All of us kids are first cousins.

My mom is seated on the left with my baby sister Christine. My Uncle Ivar Haugli is on the right. He is my mother's brother. My Aunt Rose Marie is next to him and my dad is on the left behind my mother. I am in the lower left hand corner.

I have to laugh because I'm going to upload this photo to Facebook. Many in my family are online. My cousin Linda (in the lower right corner) is married to Pastor Ron Braaten and they are on the mission field in Belize. They are grandparents. My cousin Susan is sitting on my mom's lap next to Christine. She was on the mission field for many years and she and her husband have grown children.

Time passes much too quickly!

This is a photo of my Grandma and Grandpa Haugli. They are my mom's parents. They are both gone now but are missed.

I loved sharing these family photos with you. Most of these photos date back to the late 1950's to early 1960's. Stay tuned for next week as I just located many more photos to share.

Have a great weekend!


Debbie Petras
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  1. Those are treasures, Debbie! I have many photos like those (of my grandparents, aunts, & uncles, cousins), and on top of that, we have videos that my dad took in the 60's and 70's.

    Love your flashback!

  2. what wonderful pictures how precious

  3. Photos that are as old as these are the ones that make me look forward to FPF. Posting old photos on FB sparks excitement over trips down memory lane.

  4. Love these photos, Debbie. I haven't visited you in a while, but I am always happy to reconnect with you.

    Were the pictures taken in America? I always thought that you grew up in Norway...

    Blessings to you and have a great weekend.


  5. Grandpa in an apron - now that's one we don't see too often!! SO cute! Love your pictures and reading your memories ~ ♥

  6. How cute Debbie. I LOVE all these old pictures full of sweet memories. As Alicia said are really treasures my dear Debbie.

  7. Oh Debbie sweetie...
    These photos are just precious and priceless. I love the last one most of all with Grandpa wearing the apron and waiting on your precious Grandma. How very sweet that is.

    The photos of you and your brother are so sweet. Memories,and I think what is even nicer, when we remember that moment also that was captured.

    Thank you for stopping by sweetie. I love it when you do. Have a beautiful Friday.

    Country hugs and much love...Sherry

  8. I love your little dress in the second photo!

  9. Great pics!!! A great share for today.

    Come back over soon.

  10. How awesome that you have all those pictures! I have only a few, we just didn't have many pictures taken back then.

    And what a sweet little boy and girl the two of you were!

  11. Once again...in love with the B&W pictures. I have a brother named Steve too...I think he is the greatest. One other thing in common...I loved my dolls too!

    Thanks for sharing your picture today!

  12. Oh my goodness, these are photographs that will last from generations to generations. What a great treasure.

    New Born Days

  13. Lovely photos, your grandpa looks such a lot of fun. Yes, wasn't it torture when they made you pose with your brother, or in my case, my sister but aren't we glad they did!!

  14. I love the pics - the 50s were so classy. I can't believe that the 50s were 60 years ago...lol.

  15. Those pictures are treasures. I love, love, love the look on your face in the Christmas photo and the one with your granddad cheerfully wearing an apron. Too wonderful.

  16. These are great pictures:) Thanks for sharing.

  17. Such sweet pictures, enjoyed them.

  18. I love these posts Debbie.

    They are so precious and full of love!

    Hugs beautiful friend!

  19. What marvelous family photos you are sharing with us.

  20. What beautiful vintage photos. I love to dig through my grandmother's old hat box of photos like those.

  21. Absolutely beautiful family photos. Aww, the sweet memories I'm sure.

    Love your heart dear sister.

  22. I'm sorry for the delayed visit. I missed visiting these few days. Thanks for the comments and the prayers.

  23. I love to look at your family photos that you share! I have always said, how absolutely wonderful that we have photos! So many sweet memories are brought back, which otherwise may have been tucked away in the recesses of our minds.

    The first two of you and your brother are priceless :o) The different expressions between the two are cute!

    Blessings & Aloha!

    I really like the Friday Photo Flashback posts!


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