Personal Project: The Kilmer-Tuttle Family Archives

Hi everyone! I wanted to share a personal project my sister and I have (finally) made a start on… The Kilmer-Tuttle Family Archives (or Trove as we really refer to it). If you are following Modern Memorykeeper on Instagram or Facebook, you have no doubt noticed a tip a day being shared as September isContinue reading “Personal Project: The Kilmer-Tuttle Family Archives”

Friday Family Stories

  I have to be honest in this space, between the Pandemic crisis and all that has been surrounding it for us here in Massachusettes (College students home two months early, hubby working from home, strict stay-at-home orders, business disruptions and lots of mask making) the economic turmoil exacerbated by the crisis and the horrificContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

This installment of Friday Family Stories is brought to you by the Triggs clan of Huntington, Indiana circa 1912, 1915 & 1917.    I am so fortunate that my Grandpa Triggs put together a book of family stories and photographs years ago so that we can enjoy them!   I have a large trove ofContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

Hello and Happy January!  I hope the new year is treating you well so far.  This long weekend here in Boston, we are getting ready for our first real snowfall of the season.  The snowblower has been gassed up, firewood has been brought in and snow shovels are at the ready!  It’s going to beContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

It’s the last Friday in November… 4 more Fridays and then it’s on to the new year! Hard to believe it’s almost that time but the last of the turkey has been eaten and the Christmas decorations are making their way down from the attic.  This weeks Friday Family Story theme is shopping (fitting right?)…beingContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

Last week I took a hiatus on the blog to drive out to attend my little sisters wedding celebration !  This week I’m back with a new story… which has me feeling all the feels since these two little girls will be going off to college next year… The text reads: June 2004: Boston PublicContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

Todays Friday Family Story goes way back, 82 1/2 years if we’re counting, to a photo of my mom as a little girl.  The text reads:   My mom, at 2 1/2 years old.  Today would have been her 83rd birthday.  I am so very very lucky to have multiple photo albums full of picturesContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

The Friday Family Story this week delves several years further back into the archives for my favorite photo from a visit with Dad to the lighthouse in Cape Elizabeth, Maine near where my sister lives.   Text reads:   “Grandpa was visiting New England, and of course we had to go see some nautical sightsContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

You don’t have to be First Lady to preserve your memories

This past week, Mrs Barbara Bush was laid to rest at 92, “Americas Grandmother” and beloved wife of 72 years to her Husband, mom of six children, grandma to many grandchildren and lover of dogs.   I loved Mrs. Bush, I thought she was a great inspiration for women of all ages and stages, I wishContinue reading “You don’t have to be First Lady to preserve your memories”