I have a strange fascination for cemeteries and tombstones. I know. I know. It’s sounds morbid, but as a history buff and an amateur genealogist, it’s not as bizarre as it sounds. If you look closely, each stone tells a story. Recently, I’ve been checking out some funny, strange, and unusual headstones, and I wanted to take a peek at some of my ancestors’ grave sites to see what I could “dig up.” Continue reading “Family Tombstones”
Does anyone in your family tree have an unusual tombstone or a strange inscription? Does a family marker hold any special meaning? What secrets does it share?
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Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but they hold our hearts forever.
When Jessie smiles, my world is perfect! Love her toothless grin! Continue reading “Jessie’s Smile”
Who is a hero in your family? Share your inspirational tales. Continue reading “Hero”
Two years ago, I decided to take a leap of faith and try something new. In April 2016, I began my blog, Tales of a Family. When I started, I wanted a place to save and share the stories and histories that I discovered as I researched my family tree. Over the years, it has expanded as I began to share my poetry and short stories too. This journey has been so incredible, for I have found a great place to meet beautiful people who share my passion for writing. Through this adventure, I have met the kindest people. This morning I learned that one of my all-time favorite bloggers nominated me for the Mystery Award. Continue reading “The Mystery Blogger Award”