I'm behind in making a post in memory of Edna Mae Koeber Murphy, but that's not because she hasn't been on my mind. She was the last parent, grandparent, great-grandparent and great-great-grandparent of her generation. Throughout her long life, she was an inspiration (even if sometimes a little maddening) for her extraordinary energy, cheerfulness, appetite for life and ability to enjoy everything and everyone around her.
Here's what must be one of the first pictures ever taken of her:
and one of the last:
And here's a random sampling, in no particular order, of everything in between.
So many smiles!