Archive for December, 2013

Visiting The House Where My Great, Great, Great, Great Great Grandfather Lived in Germany

Posted in Family, Travel with tags , , , , , on December 31, 2013 by marlandphotos

This wasn’t my favorite photo of the year, but visiting this site in Hagnau, Germany was a highlight.  My ancestor Jacob Raber left this home in 1836 for America when he was 5 years old.  The exact generation and date I couldn’t confirm since my genealogy book is packed away in America somewhere!

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2013 in review

Posted in Uncategorized on December 31, 2013 by marlandphotos

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 20,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Deep in Thought!

Posted in Photography, Portraits with tags , , , , , on December 30, 2013 by marlandphotos


Two “Through the Lens” (TTL) Photo Club Members in Conversation

Posted in Bangladesh, Friends, Photography, Portraits, Street Photography, TTL Photo Club with tags , , , , on December 29, 2013 by marlandphotos


Praying Mankind Can Experience Peace Here on Earth

Posted in Holiday, Photography with tags , , , , , , on December 26, 2013 by marlandphotos


A Very Merry Christmas Wish to our Friends and Blog Followers!

Posted in Friends, Holiday, Marland & Alice, Photography, Scenic, Switzerland with tags , , , , , , , on December 25, 2013 by marlandphotos


This photo was taken of the Matterhorn in June when we stopped in Switzerland on the way to America.



Christmas Party Just Waiting to Happen

Posted in Food, Holiday, Photography with tags , , , on December 24, 2013 by marlandphotos

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