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Premature Birth

Premature Birth

March of Dimes is an organization that is close to my heart. This year and every year I walk to raise money. Please help me raise money by clicking the link and giving a small donation. Every dollar helps. Thank you! Jessica

Jessica's Family Genealogy

I have to admit I struggled somewhat on whether or not to make this post, but in the end I decided this is a family blog and this is part of my family story.  Every year since 2011 I have done the March of Dimes: March for Babies walk, my reason for doing so.  My son.

JD BirthHe was born at 29 weeks 6 days and was 2 pounds 13 oz.  He was 14 inches long.  We spent the longest 62 days of my life in the NICU. Cause of his premature birth was a bacterial infection.  At times he struggled to breath.  He had a small hole in his heart, he came close to a blood transfusion for anemia but fought back.  We were among the more lucky premature births.  He had no surgeries and only had to come home on a heart monitor that he wore for a month…

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Posted by on February 7, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Paintings by Ruth Gough Murphy

New painting have been added. Thank you to Dan, Colleen, and Jackie

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Self Portrait 1940 Self Portrait 1940

I found this piece on an auction site "Fall Landscape Taunton, Mass" I found this piece on an auction site “Fall Landscape Taunton, Mass”

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View from front window on Buttermilk Bay. View from front window on Buttermilk Bay.

Portrait of a model from a class in 1940 Portrait of a model from a class in 1940

Model Victoria Shouk also from a class in 1940 Model Victoria Shouk also from a class in 1940

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Still Life by Grandma Murphy Painted in 1955

Fanny (Kelly) Gough Ruth's mother Fanny (Kelly) Gough
Ruth’s mother

The Policeman The Policeman

Quohog shell Quohog shell

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Posted by on January 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Who am I Wednesday

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Beautiful picture of this young woman.  There is no name on the back.

 
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Posted by on October 12, 2016 in Uncategorized, Who am I Wednesday

 

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Who am I Wednesday

This distinguished looking gentleman was found in an album of photos belonging to Fanny (Kelly) Gough.

 
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Posted by on October 5, 2016 in Uncategorized, Who am I Wednesday

 

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Who am I Wednesday

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Posted by on August 31, 2016 in Uncategorized