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Blueberry Muffins and the St. Louis World’s Fair

When I was a little girl, portraits of my dad's grandparents and great grandparents hung on the wall outside my bedroom. These are from the early 20th century and earlier ... a time when it wasn't appropriate to smile in photographs like it is today.  These portraits scared the crap out of me! Especially the one of my dad's grandfather, Charles E. Jones (1885-1938). It was like one of those scary movies where the eyes in the portraits follow you around the room. Grandpa Charlie had ...