Monthly Archives: August 2017

Family Stories: Part 2 – The Great American Eclipse of 2017

Family Stories: Part 2 The Great American Eclipse of 2017 In my 1st post on the eclipse, I promised that I would post what I saw, or didn’t see, and what photographs I managed to take during the eclipse. Well, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Heirlooms: Daddy’s WWII American Campaign Medal

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 to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #43

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #43 July 20, 2017: I couldn’t wait to call mama tonight to tell her about the picture I saw on Facebook of a stuffed torso of a man … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Part 1 – The Great American Eclipse of 2017

Family Stories: Part 1 The Great American Eclipse of 2017 The August 21st, 2017 eclipse is the first in almost one hundred years since 1918, to cross our country coast to coast. It will enter the United States through the … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: Boothe Eagle over The Clock Tower

Weekend Weathervanes Boothe Eagle over The Clock Tower Boothe Memorial Park & Museum Stratford, Connecticut 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 … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Cousin Ila Turns 114 Years Young

Family Stories: Cousin Ila Turns 114 Years Young! Ila Arminda Stargel Sewell-Jones Ila turns 114 on August 21, 2017 Ila (right) with her sisters Mabel (middle) and Cleo (left)… Note the picture Ila is holding in the photo above… this … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z: Letter R… It’s All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter R… I thought I’d change the ongoing 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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