August 2000 — A few more views of the inside of the former storefront (continued from last week), and a last look at Albia, Iowa. Next week, the train trip home!
August 2000 — More scenes from my mom’s visit to Albia, Iowa, where she got to meet and spend time with several family members for the first time. Mom took flying lessons in Washington State as a teenager and earned her private pilot’s license, so she’s always ready to check out a small plane or two! I love the photos […]
August 2000 — Family gathering in Albia, Iowa.
August 2000, Restoration Days in Albia, Iowa — Nothing says summertime in small town America like a parade featuring the Shriners and their cars, both big and small!
On her first trip back to Iowa in 2000, my mom spent a week and a half getting to know her half-brother, Everett, and his family. There were so many wonderful people to meet, and she also had the chance to revisit some familiar places from the years she spent there as a child. Of course, it still wasn’t nearly […]