Old photos

Some of my distant and not so distant relatives. These three pictures were taken in or near Natchitoches Louisiana ( see this page for historical information) home of the world famous Christmas Festival of Lights. The elderly gentleman was the son of a Spanish immigrant who changed or altered his surname to Ivy and is my great-grandfather. […]

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Longest Bridge in the World!

America may still be the world’s largest economy, but China has stolen the title of largest bridge over water. The Jiaozhou Bay bridge is 26.4 miles long Jiaozhou Bay bridge is 26.4 miles long The new Jiaozhou Bridge, opening Thursday, is 26.4 miles long and connects the port city of Qingdao to Huangdao Island. It’s […]

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