Barnyard BBS

…it seems to real, it's truth to me
My+great-grandmother%2c+Sarah+Shaffer+(Miller+Mathews).++We+do+not+know+the+exact+date+of+this+photo%2c+but+she+was+born+in+1889.
The+Nitsche+family+(Ben%27s+maternal+family+tree).++Jimmy+(back)%2c+Carl+(right)%2c+Kathryn+(left)%2c+and+my+grandmother+Sally+(center).
Although+I+do+not+know+the+exact+date+of+this+picture%2c+it+was+a+LONG+time+ago.++This+is+my+grandfather+Thomas+Shaffer+as+a+young+child.
My+grandfather+Thomas+Shaffer+just+as+he+retired+from+the+Army+Air+Corps+(there+was+no+Air+Force+back+then).++He+was+a+pilot+as+a+civilian%2c+and+an+air+traffic+controller+in+the+Air+Corps.
A+picture+of+my+step-father+back+in+1946.++They+actually+had+cameras+back+then...
Another+of+Glenn+and+Mary+on+Christening+day...
A+very+young+Glenn+Yanis+with+his+parents%2c+Pat+and+Mary.
A+more+close-up+shot+of+Glenn+(and+Mary)
A+young+Walt+(Lynn)+Bingham%2c+back+in+1950.
A+picture+of+my+mother+at+6+months+old.
Glenn+with+his+parents%2c+somewhere+in+spring+1950.
My+mother+at+age+three.++It%27s+incredible+that+a+photo+this+old+survived.++This+photo+was+recovered+from+an+archaeological+excavation+in+Uniontown%2c+PA.
Tom+Shaffer+again.++This+time+as+a+district+manager+for+Bell+Telephone.++Taken+sometime+in+1955.
Glenn+at+this+parent%27s+home+near+Pottstown+in+1958.
Glenn%27s+second+year+school+picture.++Taken+sometime+in+1959.
Back+in+the+60%27s%2c+my+mother%27s+family+raised+boxers.++This+was+their+best+one.++His+name+was+Spruce.
Glenn%27s+school+picture+from+1965.++He+is+15-16+in+this+one.
A+picture+of+my+mother%2c+taken+at+Syracuse+University+back+in+1966.
Walt+around+age+20%2c+shortly+after+he+joined+the+Marines.
My+grandfather%2c+Tom+Shaffer%2c+Lloyd+Davison%2c+and+a+very+small+Dan+Davidson+back+in+1967.
This+was+my+mother+shooting+pool+at+Syracuse+University+many%2c+many+years+before+I+was+born.
My+father+Glenn%27s+high+school+graduation.++This+was+taken+in+spring+of+%2767.
This+is+a+picture+of+the+farm+in+Schwenksville.++The+barn+is+on+the+left%2c+the+bridge+in+the+middle%2c+and+the+farmhouse+on+the+right.
A+closer+view+of+the+stone+bridge+at+the+Schwenksville+farm.
A+cartoon+portrait+of+my+mother%2c+drawn+by+Vaughn+Bode.++It+was+drawn+sometime+in+1971.
Although+badly+cropped%2c+this+is+a+picture+of+the+family+farm.++The+%27Bluebower%27+farm+was+located+in+Schwenksville%2c+PA.
This+is+my+father%2c+my+grandmother%2c+his+sister%2c+and+two+people+that+I+have+yet+to+idenfify.
A+picture+of+my+father+back+from+his+yearbook+at+West+Chester.++Although+I+do+not+know+the+exact+date%2c+this+is+from+1971.
Again%2c+it%27s+the+parents+long+before+I+came+along.++This+one+is+from+1971.
A+picture+of+my+father+back+from+his+days+in+the+National+Guard.++Although+I+do+not+know+the+exact+date%2c+this+is+from+1972.
My+grandfather+Tom+Shaffer+with+my+mother+back+in+1972.
One+of+the+more+interesting+pictures+of+my+father.++The+best+estimate+on+this+one+is+1972.
Glenn+and+Diane+on+the+family+bridge+(seen+the+photos+of+the+bridge+sections%3f).++This+is+before+I+was+born%2c+and+the+bridge+did+not+have+sides+yet.
The+wedding+cake+from+my+parent%27s+wedding.
Glenn+dancing+with+my+great-grandmother+(maternal+side%2c+Tom+Shaffer%27s+mother)+at+his+wedding.
My+grandparents+(maternal)+dancing+at+my+parents+wedding.
My+parents%2c+shortly+after+the+ceremony.
The+ceremony.
My+grandparents+shortly+before+the+ceremony.++The+whole+affair+took+place+at+the+family+farm+in+Schwenksville.
My+mother+Diane+and+her+cousin+Judy+(from+the+state+of+Canadia)+shortly+before+the+ceremony.
My+mother%2c+Diane%2c+and+her+father+Tom+at+her+wedding+reception.
My+mother+and+her+father+walking+down+the+isle+at+her+wedding.++This+is+also+one+of+the+better+pictures+of+the+farmhouse.
Baby+Jessawick+with+her+mother...+Date+is+estimated.
Baby+Jessawick.++Date+is+estimated.
Baby+Jessawick+with+her+mother.++Date+is+estimated.
Although+I+do+not+remember+her%2c+this+is+my+grandmother%27s+cat+Molly.++Very+catish.++She+only+lived+a+little+longer+after+this+photo+was+taken.
This+is+the+first+picture+of+me+that+you+will+find.++That%27s+because+I+was+just+born%2c+interestingly+enough.
My+grandfather+Tom+carrying+me.++I+was+somewhere+under+a+year+at+this+point.
Attempting+to+swim+with+my+mother.++Somewhere+back+in+1981.
That%27s+me.++Around+22+months+old.