One Word Photo Challenge: Aunt

For almost one year, I have participated in the One Word Photo Challenge hosted by Jennifer Nicole Wells. My first posts were interpretations of a color. When the colors ran out, types of weather became the new challenge, many for which I had a hard time finding photos.  This next challenge, read here, is “people, places and things” in an alphabetical list. This one should last for years!

Without further ado, I give you “Ant.” Or in my case, using a homonym, “Aunt.”

This is my only living Auntie. My uncle married her in the late 1960s, bringing her home from Korea (a Korean war orphan). I thought she was the most exotic person I had ever laid my eight year-old eyes on.

Auntie and Me
Auntie and Me

In this photo taken last August in Oregon, I had not seen her in over 30 years. As a result of divorce and re-locations, the last time I saw her was in 1979. She, along with her daughters and their families now live in Washington and Oregon.

I cried when I saw her. We had a great time with my cousins and it was fun to reminisce. I hope to see her again next year!

I am an Auntie to these little darlings!

Just Adopted!


To finish out the One Word Photo Challenge for weather, here is a gallery of my photos from April through November.

Join in the fun and challenge yourself with the interpretations for each of the photo events on WordPress and beyond!




17 thoughts on “One Word Photo Challenge: Aunt

  1. How wonderful it was to be able to see you “Ant” again after 30 years…wow what a lot of catching up to do!! You gallery is simply beautiful, my favorites are the warm weather pics as I much prefer warm weather!!

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  3. I am so happy that you got reconnected with your aunt. Divorce really does mess up extended families. Many of my aunts, who were like mothers when I was growing up, are gone now. I do have a special relationship with one dear aunt, and I cherish it. As for being an aunt- I have 34 nieces and nephews. My husband comes from a very large family! Being an aunt is fun, as I am sure you have experienced, especially since most of my nieces and nephews are much younger than my own kids so I can relive kid stuff.

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    1. Michele, that is so cool to hear about your large family and all those nieces and nephews. We have a small family on both sides, just a few cousins. Neither of my brothers have their own kids, so I am an adopted and step Auntie! Cherish that time, I bet Christmas is expensive 😉

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