Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
Charles Pollock Corss (grandson of Pennsylvania Governor James Pollock) and John Kennedy McCormik pose for a portrait at the Studio of J. W. C. Floyd, Lock Haven, Pa. in 1899