FC: It all began when Paul Billman was introduced to Shirley Wentz after he came back from WWll. It was love at first sight...after all, what girl could resist a man in military uniform??
1: Dad had a large family. Five brothers and four sisters and they all grew up through the depression years of the 1930's.
3: Nannan & Grandad...and on the opposite page, is Mother at age 14 with Nannan and on bottom right, Nannan at around age 5 or 6.
5: Mother and Dad made their first home in Arizona until they found out they were expecting Linda...then Mother decided it was time to come home to Pennsylvania.
6: Linda came into the world on Oct. 26, 1947...the 1st of 5 children.
7: A daughter is a gift of love...
8: “Promised Land...just about the best place to be in the summertime.
9: Bragging may not bring happiness; but no man having caught a large fish goes home through an alley...
11: is in the air... | Dashing Through the Snow
13: One day, Mother decided that she had to have another baby...so she told Dad and along came Jan, 9 years after Ken. Aw...so sweet...
15: They couldn't leave Jan all alone so 2 years later along came Dave and they were constant playmates all through their growing up years.
16: Memories of Arlington Street
18: We all grow up so in the blink of an eye...
19: "JIM AND BOB"
20: Love is patient, love is kind. | More Arlington Street memories...
21: Love conquers all things | Love
22: Time flies...right into the 1970's. Mother and Dad moved into their home in New Ringgold now.
25: Ken was always the most "adventurous" person in our family... | The men of the family doing 'men' things... K
27: Here is the beautiful wildflower garden that Dad planted, just for Mother.
28: Along came "some" of the grand- children!