Category: Family Life

Tales of a Grandparent

Do you recall the family stories that your parents & grandparents shared with you? You know the ones that were passed down from generation to generation. Here’s a question, what did they sugarcoat or neglect to tell? We have all experienced the abrupt silence… Continue Reading “Tales of a Grandparent”

There is no way, I’m that old?

Well I am approaching 60! I can not believe I just typed it. And, it sounds worse when you say it, but inside I don’t really feel that old. The same thoughts that I had when I was in my 20’s are not that… Continue Reading “There is no way, I’m that old?”

Who’s Crazy?

Everyone’s Family is a little crazy! I can make learning your Family’s History Fun. You will discover more than you ever thought possible and Definitely NOT, the basic family tree. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me @

“What are the chances? Part I

This will be the first in a series of my genealogical research stories. As I previously disclosed in an earlier post, I have been involved in Genealogy for almost two decades. This story is the one that seems to touch closest to my heart.… Continue Reading ““What are the chances? Part I”

Newspaper Memories

Even today, the sound that the newspaper made as it hit the front porch is as clear as a bell, and always coincided with the barking of our dog. Usually, the stirrings of life within the house began around that moment to signal the… Continue Reading “Newspaper Memories”

Spring is in the Air!

Another Spring has come or has it? It was below freezing this morning with frost on the car’s window. Every year, that stupid groundhog predicts how long winter will last and I don’t know about anyone else, but who really cares. It’s a crap… Continue Reading “Spring is in the Air!”

It’s the Monday after daylight savings ugh!

This is something that I never thought I would be doing sharing my feelings with complete strangers. But the way things are going, no one will read it anyway. Writing it down just might get it out of my own head. I’ve quit my… Continue Reading “It’s the Monday after daylight savings ugh!”