My father (Wil Bloy) and I spent another Thanksgiving with my sister Barbra in Minneapolis. We gave thanks for family, both present and missing.
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Dad and I spent Thanksgiving at my sister Barbra’s place, where she topped off the meal with a delicious apricot soufflé.
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Dad and I took a trip to Minneapolis to see my sister for Thanksgiving. It was good hanging out with both of them for the holiday. Above is Barbra and Wil.
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A couple of photos from Dad’s archives. This one is Christine, Barbra, and Steven Bloy, on Christmas, circa 1959 (before I was around).
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Barbra invited me and Dad to Minneapolis for Thanksgiving. Of course we had to take a few photos.
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Earlier this week I was in Minneapolis for a library conference, and I also had a chance to visit with my sister, Barbra Bloy, who gave me a tour of her latest studio space.
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From left to right, Michael and his son Adam, Great Grandfather Wilmer, and Grandfather Steven. For a nice comparison, see a similar photo from 2004.
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Last weekend, my father (Wil Bloy) and I went out for dinner in Roxbury (Dorf Haus, best fish fry in Dane County). At the back of the restaurant’s garden sits an antique farm rake across from a beautiful willow tree. Because it was Dad’s birthday, we decided to take a few pictures.
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On this Father’s Day, after Dad and I went out for brunch, we went back to his apartment where he showed me some of the genealogy he’s been working on, including these wonderful pictures. I grabbed copies of them with my phone’s camera. First is the college graduation photo of my father, Wilmer Bloy (class of 1953). He was 25.
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Last weekend Dad and I went to Minneapolis to see my sister, Barbra Bloy. The lilacs blooming in front of her house made a great backdrop for a few pictures.
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