Category Archives: Ancestry

“Nevertheless, She Persisted.”

These are my thoughts: Feb 8, 2017. “Nevertheless, She Persisted.” If I were to have a gravestone, that’s what I would want engraved on it. In BIG BOLD LETTERS. My mother was a strong, stubborn woman; just not when it … Continue reading

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The Funeral On The Hill

Susan and I went to a funeral yesterday. It’s not something one looks forward to, but a sweet friend had lost her Father, and we wanted to be there to lend our support and love for our friend and her … Continue reading

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The Remains of the Day…

Ever have one of those days when you aren’t sure how it is you’re supposed to be feeling? You’re happy, and yet, your mind wanders to events that aren’t quite so happy, and then it wanders back to events that … Continue reading

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…To my Daddy – Happy Father’s Day, Wherever You Are…

So, this Sunday will be the second year without my father here to wish him a Happy Father’s Day.  It gets easier every year without him here; still there are times when I find myself picking up the phone to … Continue reading

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What Parents Do To Their Children

I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately about parents, and what they do to their children.  It’s the things they do on purpose to hurt their child, and sometimes the things they do without knowing, and sometimes, it’s the things … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 101

Did you know that Memorial Day is a day set aside to honor those who have died in service to the United States of America?  Did you also know that Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day? I hate to … Continue reading

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So, I used to live above this restaurant…

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about family the past few weeks. I suppose that’s only natural as I just spent a few days in the little town where I was born and raised in southeastern Pennsylvania. Just driving through … Continue reading

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