With a knack for experimentation, she developed a career in film and portrait photography.
My mom, Emily Frech Ballard, was the oldest child of German immigrants in the early 1900s. By the time she was in her teens, America was fighting Germany in World War I and anti-German sentiment had grown in the U.S. As a result, her father lost his job. The family of six had no income, so Mom left high school to work as a package wrapper at Marshall Field’s department store.
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Caught In A Jamb
“YOU’RE SURE IN THERE,” the garage man said, standing near his tow truck. I knew that already. If I weren’t “in there,” I would not have called him.
Saved By The Bell
Those chicken scratches were indecipherable.
One Hectic Night In The E.R.
Mistakes aside, her transfer of duty came as a welcome relief.
Cross-Cultural Courtship Blitz
Once our paths crossed, being together was all that mattered.
Service Came With A Smile
Her positive attitude earned praise.
Big Stocking, More Stuff
Oversize Christmas Stockings Were a Labor of Love for Avid Knitters
That Present Was Right On Track
Hot Wheels car sets were the coolest.
Teach A Man To Cook
While others ate his food, Dad dreamed up new dishes.
Let's Get Serious
Meeting at a funeral launched a whirlwind relationship.
First Impressions Count
Your past is a good indication of what you’ll do in the future.
FENDER PLAYER PLUS METEORA HH
PEAVEY HP 2
GRETSCH G5422TG ELECTROMATIC
Ewan Mary's: LOW-KEY NUPTIALS
The couple puts their scandalous past behind them.
In a League of His Own
Allison Williams: WEDDING & A BABY!
Get out! Not only did Allison Williams secretly welcome a baby boy with boyfriend Alexander Dreymon, but the proud new parents are also making plans to tie the knot, spills a source.
ALEC BALDWIN: CAUGHT ON TAPE
NEWLY RELEASED EVIDENCE SHOWS THE ACTOR'S REACTION TO THE RUST SHOOTING.
Gwyneth & Brad: SEPARATE LIVES
"She complains all the time that he just can't keep up with her," spills a source.
OLIVIA HUMILIATED BY HER EX!
Sneak Attack? Some in the audience April 26 thought the delivery was part of Olivia's act.
HE'S SO BIG!
NOW 4 YEARS OLD THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE'S YOUNGEST IS GROWING UP SO FAST.