Descendants of my Mom’s poppies from the good ole days

Posted on: May 14, 2019 | Written By: | Comments


Emily Milich-Franusich

I got a start (as hard as it was!!) of my mom’s poppies from her garden. They have been there since the 1950’s when my parents built their house. She is 100 years old and when I show her the pics she always reminds me of the poem “In Flanders Fields” which she can still recite today!

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