Monthly Archives: May 2017

Do You Know The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael

Do You Know The Poppy Lady? Moina Belle Michael While visiting my mom in Georgia last October, I searched for famous people buried in Monroe, and I discovered the name of Moina Belle Michael, aka The Poppy Lady; I became … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z: Letter I… All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter I… I thought I’d change the on-going 52 stories this year to an A to Z of 26 stories of  “All About Me”.  I plan to post bi-monthly, but I’m not holding myself to a … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z: Letter H… All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter H… I thought I’d change the on-going 52 stories this year to an A to Z of 26 stories of  “All About Me”.  I plan to post bi-monthly, but I’m not holding myself to a … Continue reading

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Forgotten Cemeteries: The Young Cemetery of Oconee County, Georgia

Forgotten Cemeteries: The Young Cemetery of Oconee Co., Georgia In driving the back roads of Oconee County, from Athens headed to Washington, the Young Cemetery off Hwy 78 caught my eye… we were quickly drawn to stop. While this cemetery … Continue reading

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Georgia War Memorials: Wilkes County

Georgia War Memorials: Wilkes County I yearly contribute to the Honor Roll Project of  Heather Wilkinson Rojo – the purpose is to photograph and transcribe Veteran names for family research. Heather’s Honor Roll page can be found at Honor Roll Project. If you … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #41

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #41 March 18, 2017: I called after we returned from Steve’s tonight. We went over so I could show Ella how her new knitting needles worked. I think … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: High-Wheeling Bicycle

Now I know what to do with those photos – “thanks” to Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy; she blogs Weekly Wednesday Weathervanes  in New Hampshire.  Please check out her page and enjoy the many unusual weathervane photos and often you’ll be … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Mama’s Memory Jar

Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Mama’s Memory Jar When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time … Continue reading

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2017: A to Z Reflection Post on Conversations with Mom – The Best Of

2017: A to Z Reflection Post: Conversations with Mom: The Best Of I made it…. all the way to April 30th, Letter Z! Hip, Hip, Hooray!!! Congratulations to everyone who participated this year. It is my second time participating in … Continue reading

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