Monthly Archives: January 2015

Amish Friendship Bread – Blessing or Curse

Amish Friendship Bread – Blessing or Curse? Wikipedia: Amish Friendship Bread is a type of bread or cake made from a sourdough starter that is often shared with family and friends. Passing the Ziploc baggy to friends operates similar to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms: My Baby Book

My Baby Book While cleaning out my family trunk, I discovered my baby book. I actually  had forgotten that I even had one until I found it just recently. What a pleasant surprise to re-discover! My first DNA was still … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Snail Mail Letters

Snail Mail Letters When was the last time you received a handwritten letter in your mailbox? And I’m not talking about your email mailbox! Did you know that January 17th is National Letter Writing Day? Well neither did I until … Continue reading

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My First Year 2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog! I’m excited to share with everyone. And I look forward to comparing my 2015 report!!! Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Story: When Neighborhoods were alive – with kids…

When Neighborhoods were alive – with kids… I have so many memories of my home and neighborhood where I lived at 1321 Smoak Avenue in Perry, Georgia. We moved there from Union Point, GA. Daddy bought this small two bedroom … Continue reading

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Every One Has a Story: Mama saw Elvis on the street corner!

Mama saw Elvis on the street corner! Today is Elvis’s birthday and he would be turning 80 years old – I can’t even begin to imagine him at that age – and what he would be doing! But hey, Chuck … Continue reading

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2015 – Genealogy New Years Resolutions

2015 – Genealogy New Years Resolutions 1: to better organize all my loose papers 2: find a new genealogy software program and add all new info in. 3: Continue to blog family stories – at my leisure; hopefully one a … Continue reading

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Every One Has a Story: What I Collected as a Youth…

Every One Has a Story  What I Collected as a Youth… After reading a post at “geneamusings” by Randy Seaver on Saturday night genealogy fun, I began thinking, it’s Saturday – why not today ….. and if you’d like to … Continue reading

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Out with the old and In with the new – Happy New Year!

Out with the old and In with the new – Happy New Year 2015! Well day 365 has finally come – and it’s been a long year for me in trying to maintain my 52 weekly ancestor story blog. But … Continue reading

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