Category: Memories

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?”

What Are The Chances? Part III

The earlier blogs in this story have dealt with an unusual discovery and fate. This blog tells how two strangers became family walking in their ancestors footsteps. With the crazy phone calls to our relatives over, we walked down the path toward the cemetery.… Continue Reading “What Are The Chances? Part III”

Where are those old newspaper articles?

Have you read your family member’s birth, wedding or death announcements? Are you missing your school accolades? Years ago, a newspaper was Social Media with many interesting tidbits inside its’ pages. Most of these newspapers were thrown out years ago, but I can locate… Continue Reading “Where are those old newspaper articles?”

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!”