I clawed my way back to the bed and finally managed to get one eye open enough to verify that I was still in my own bedroom. What is that noise? I struggled to roll over enough to see the clock. Ugh – 2:17 am. The klaxon went off again, God almighty, something was seriously wrong. Wait! I know that sound. Not again. . .
Not long after we moved in, my parents began messing with our perfect ratio of 2 adults to one-child when they started to bring home sisters. Seriously – what were they thinking?
This week it is all about jobs. What is your occupation? What would be your dream job if money was not in question? Maybe you would like to share an occupation of an ancestor. Did anyone in your family have an unusual career or one that is starting to fade as technology shifts and changes? Share your tales here. Continue reading “We work Hard for our Money”
What new adventures have you discovered as you research your family tree? Share your tales…..just upload in the comments! Continue reading “June Themes”
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”
Who is a hero in your family? Share your inspirational tales. Continue reading “Hero”
As a child, I was blessed to have my maternal grandparents live on the same little island in California. Their sweet presence made a positive impact on my life, and I enjoyed spending time with them, especially when I could spend the night. Continue reading “Cowgirls and Freckles”
Opening the door to my first home sent butterflies scurrying as a rush of emotions raced through me. Knowing that I was really on my own had caused a more than a few sleepless nights, and now that the time had finally arrived, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to take this new beginning. Part of me wanted to run back to my little island home in California and live with the grandmother that I adored and missed so desperately. Continue reading “A Home of My Own”
“Home is where our story begins…”
What stories about home would you like to share? This week’s theme has so many delightful ways in which to showcase our family tales. Just upload your stories in the comments. Continue reading “Home — Week Ten”