Monthly Archives: December 2017

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #45

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #45 My father and I on Easter (1957) with friends Karen and Pat Sisson (they are the daughters of Mama’s best friend Willie Mae Sisson) October 17, 2017: … Continue reading

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Family Stories: I Spent December Watching Hallmark Movies

How I Spent December (2017) Watching Hallmark Movies I retired in June (2017), so December was my first Christmas of not having to go to work daily. I begin all this TV movie watching just right around Thanksgiving… and I … Continue reading

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I’m a Craft Junkie: Barbie’s a Mermaid

I’m a Craft Junkie Barbie’s a Mermaid Every granddaughter received a different color! What I thought would be a quick knit, was a mermaid snuggy pattern I’d found on Ravelry called Mermaid Tail Lap Blanket by Angie Hartley. I have to … Continue reading

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I’m a Craft Junkie: 2017 Christmas Mitten Ornaments

I have always been a crafter, and I attribute that back to my grandmother, Ola Askew McKinley. Her passions were sewing, quilting, and crocheting; I wonder why she never knitted? My mom tells me that although my grandmother couldn’t follow … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: Santa and Reindeers

Weekend Weathervanes Santa and Reindeers! 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 be … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z: Letter Z…All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter Z… 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 Y… All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter Y… 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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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #44

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #44 August 19, 2017: “How’s the weather,” I asked tonight. “It’s cool, and I’m under the covers. I’ve got more Nancy Drew books, and some more Hardy Boys … Continue reading

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Turner Family Research: William Pinkney Turner – Post 3 – Turner Family Notes

Turner Family Research: William Pinkney Turner – Post 3 – Turner Family Notes Are John & Hannah Turner your parents – Still looking… A continuation of findings, facts and more as I search to authenticate the parents of William Pinkney … Continue reading

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