Thirty four years ago, when the kids were little, I made little books with photos and words……..

Here are the Adventures of Matthew highlights.

No thought of acid-free paper or archival pigment ink when I created this.

I covered two pieces of cardboard with fabric, ironed some of that paper that was coated and would bond when it got really hot and zig-zag stitched the pages on the sewing machine.

The end papers were marbled on this one.

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I entered this photo to try to win something from Cheerios but I forget what it was.

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Munich

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Photographed tonight in Target.  You were on my mind.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATTHEW-

Miss you! Love you  xxooxx

love,

MA

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19 thoughts on “Thirty four years ago, when the kids were little, I made little books with photos and words……..

  1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATTHEW. Ruthie I love all the photos especially you and the one of Matthew with your Mom and Dad. Cherished memories

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  2. Happy birthday, dear Matthew, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!! What a special “memory lane” this blog is!!!!! Wishes going all the way thru the cold air to Croatia!!! Lovelovelove Erica

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  3. Brings back memories of trying to keep up with the baby books for each of my kids. Your notes and photos are wonderful.

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  4. What a wonderful collection, Ruth! I’ve few photos of my childhood and view these with a bit of envy. It’s a fantastic way to document your family’s history.

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