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Merry Christmas, 2011

I’ve spent the last couple of days scanning and restoring some old family photographs for my brother’s Christmas present.  My head has been a little lost in the past.  Memories of my parents, grandparents, uncles and cousins are sharing space with thoughts of all the new friends I’ve made this year.  In that spirit, I wish everybody a beautiful Christmas filled with peace, surrounded by those you love.

Christmas 1965

Christmas 1965



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Birthday Treats

Today is my birthday.  It’s been my tradition to post old photos for family birthdays.  Here’s my first, where I’m looking as excited as I feel now about getting older:

my first birthday

My First Birthday

This was the only thing I was going to post, but my wonderful friend (and guest blogger) Katydid sent me a special “handmade” card.  She knows me far too well!  I had to share:

Katydid's birthday surprise

Ian Tracey with muscles (L) and favorites clockwise from top: Jonathan Jackson, Hadley Fraser, Matthew Gray Gubler, Ramin Karimloo and James McAvoy


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A Special Day

I can’t let July 7th pass without remembering my father, who was born on this day in 1936.  Here is a photo taken on his 30th birthday.  

My father's 30th birthday, 1966

July 7, 1966

Today is also special because it’s the 40th anniversary of the day I first set foot in England.  It was the beginning of a lifelong love affair.   I don’t have a photo of Liverpool, the place where we arrived on a ship from Montreal, so I am using a photo of Shropshire instead. 



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