I contacted my cousins Judy and Diane on my mother’s side, and we began to share information and photos and documents that we each had. They introduced me to their Aunt Pauline who was also interested in genealogy – she remembered me, unfortunately I didn’t remember her, but she was helpful as well.
I kept in contact with my Uncle Merv, and sent him some photos with unidentified people in them and he responded with who he thought the people were – so I was able to see what people I had only heard about looked like – people I had never met (or at least didn’t remember meeting).
I called my dad’s cousin Gloria, who had been a magician and a movie actress – mostly bit parts and serials. She was excited to hear from me after 50 years and have a connection with someone in the family since she had no children and no siblings. She was in her 80s and I subsequently visited her in
So now 2003 and the first half of 2004 are over. It’s time to try some new things.