|Left to Right: Mom Josephine, baby John, Janice, Shirley, Dad Albin holding Albin Jr.|
Circa 1950 (before Elizabeth Ann was born)
dishcloth, when we were too much for her, who had grown up pampered as the youngest child in a family of eight daughters, or so we were told by her sisters. The humiliation of her distress was enough to stop any battle.
He had been a wonderful father to all of us; each one could tell their own story. But, I still cherish with utmost fondness the memory of that wonderful day when I got to walk, hand in hand with him, dressed in my little woolen coat, down the hospital hall to meet my new sister, Elizabeth Anne, and bring her and Mommy
“Nus”, “Bin”, “Non” and “Toinette” were waiting.
November 28 ,2009