What stories will the month of March reveal? Share your stories, just upload in the comments! Continue reading “March Themes”
Month: January 2018
Jeanne Fressel: A King’s Daughter in New France
After the death of her parents, my 9x great-grandmother left her French homeland behind and traveled across rough waters to make a new life in Canada. While researching this adventurous grandmother, I often wondered if she had any inkling about her new life. Although this woman knew that she was to marry once she reached her destination, did she worry about her future mate? Did she wonder about the life they would share? Did she fear the unknown frontier? Continue reading “Jeanne Fressel: A King’s Daughter in New France”
Even now – after endless years-
A dark silhouette still haunts. Continue reading “Exploits”
Writer’s Choice–Week Five
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Continue reading “Writer’s Choice–Week Five”
Photographs open doors to the past, but they also allow a look into the future.
Crossing the River
One of my favorite old-time photos shows my great, great grandfather, William Strassburg, crossing a river on a wagon with a pair of horses. No name or date appears on the back. However, I know my grandfather lived in Gunnison, Colorado for many years, and the scenery does resemble the Western Slope of Colorado. The boys in the wagon are a mystery, and no one in the family knew who the children were. Continue reading “Crossing the River”
Nearly, two years ago, I started this family blog to preserve family memories and stories. It was a place to share family tales and histories. It was a way to present the information I discovered as I explored my family tree. Continue reading “Thank You!”
when silence whispers
when silence whispers
a blissful spell arises
blithe contemplation Continue reading “when silence whispers”
A Family Resemblance–Week Four
“As they shook hands, Conrad noticed Louis’ blue eyes and a powerful feeling struck him in the chest. He’d never seen those liquid blue eyes before…except behind his father’s spectacles…and in the mirror.
Conrad, The Last Lord of Paradise––Generation Five”
― Vivian LeMay
Do you have family photos? Which ancestor do you or your children resemble the most?
Week four – Find family members who maintain an uncanny resemblance!
–Richard Dean Anderson