Hometown

What makes your hometown unique?  Does it tug at you to return?  Or where did an ancestor call home?  Would you want to explore their stomping grounds?  Remember to describe in detail.  What did it look like, sound like, smell like?  How did it make you feel?  What were some of the local eateries?  Reminisce and don’t forget to share your stories. Continue reading “Hometown”

The Adventures in Leadership

Here’s another great tale from Gary A. Wilson.  Check out his latest, “My Penngrove Pivot.”

I dug my fingers and sneaker toe tips into the rock face and hoped that no wind would kick up to threaten my grip on this wet rocky wall. I paused just long enough to wonder what I was thinking when I slipped over the edge and began a free climb down this cliff.

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A New Beginning

A new beginning and starting over can refresh and invigorate our lives.  Sometimes these moments transpire out of nowhere and can leave us feeling frustrated, frightened or alone.  Good or bad, change occurs often in our lives.  Share a time when your life changed, or share a time when an ancestor’s life went through a transition. Continue reading “A New Beginning”

Summer Traditions

During the lazy days of summer, what were your favorite summer traditions?  Did you head for the beach or take a family vacation?  Did you laze by the pool?  Maybe you would head to your favorite fishing spot or camp in the great outdoors.  Whatever your summer quest may have been, do not forget to share your stories.  Just upload in the comments section.  Happy writing!

Extra! Extra! The Latest on Joseph LaDuke

While scrolling through old newspapers for family history, I always felt as though I transported back through time. Reading about the lives of my family and their neighbors and friends have given me a sneak peek into their daily lives. It was enjoyable, a simple pleasure, and I felt a connection to my ancestors that in many ways helped me better understand their lives. Continue reading “Extra! Extra! The Latest on Joseph LaDuke”

August Themes

As the hot days of summer begin to fade, don’t forget to share your tales.  Now is the perfect time to to take an extra moment and write those stories.  Find a shady spot, grab a cool drink, and snuggle up in a favorite chair.  Remember to share your tales, so others may enjoy them too. Continue reading “August Themes”