This week's family photo...
I've never been to a family reunion, but a few weeks ago, I found a copy of a newspaper article about a Father's Day family reunion held in 1945. It's a story from the almost-but-not-quite-related side of my family tree; my great-grandmother's sister's husband's sister never had any children, but she helped to raise my [...]
I love to sing; I wouldn't say I'll be famous anytime soon, but I took all of the music theory classes offered in school and am always singing around the house. I'm the only one, though: the music gene seems to have skipped everyone in my family, and they've never been interested in reading music [...]
Leonard & Florence (Cook) Monette, 1910 Some 52 Ancestors prompts have immediately reminded me of a family story: "Frightening" sparked the memory of my grandmother telling us kids her favorite ghost story, and the obvious choice for "Independence" was my Revolutionary War ancestor's journey to clear his name a year before his passing. Some prompts [...]