Here are pictures of Patrick’s 1978 passport pages. He was traveling quite a bit with Stephanie getting their concert series up and running but I don’t see a lot of stamps. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
I’ve been busy working on a web site for my adopted parents and haven’t had a chance to do much here on Patrick-Meadows.com. My brother Randy has scanned thousands of pictures for the new site from their dozens of photo albums. He also just scanned the attached photos from 20 years ago. Stephanie had been (more)
Here are the entries in Patrick’s 1972 passport. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Here are pages from Patrick’s first passport, issued in 1961. Although some of the stamps are blurry or faded over time, you can still get a sense of his early travels. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
53 years ago today Patrick was issued this passport. Here are the pages from it. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
In addition to the letter I received from Little Grandmother (Patrick’s mom), I found this collection in one of his envelopes. They provide a glimpse into Patrick’s West Virginia roots. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
A lovely note and photos from Gabriel Martí Borràs, along with pictures from a concert in the Deia church.
Three photos of their earliest days together.
Here’s a batch of pictures of Mallorca in 1973, courtesy of Kathy and Tate. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Today I will be spending Independence Day (a U.S. holiday often called “Fourth of July” because of its place on the calendar) with Cheri at a party hosted by Cassandra and Jim, who knew Patrick very well. Cassandra gave me a bunch of pictures, which I’ve scanned and slowly uploaded. Here are a few more, (more)
Tonight I learned that Carl Mansker has passed away. Carl was a close friend of Patrick’s. They shared many meals and much music together. Carl’s wife Antoinette was just as delightful–a wonderful person. My heart goes out to her. Each time Carl and Antoinette and I were able to connect, it was a pleasure, just (more)
Here are some old photos of Patrick at Daval Es Penyal. I can’t recall for sure now, but I might have been given these by Cassandra. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Not sure when these were taken, but Castiglione had an image file date of 21 December 2013 and Reading’s date was 1 Feb 2013. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Here’s a picture of Patrick playing a cello, with his house in the background. I’m not sure when this was taken. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
Notre Dame is an amazing structure, a landmark, a gem, an edifice of power and majesty. It grieves me greatly to see it burn. It will be restored, but in the meantime, here is an image of Patrick with this glorious cathedral in the background, still intact. When Donna and I visited Paris in ‘3, (more)