African American Sheriff “Big A” tackles enormous obstacles to score an arresting victory in the Deep South, where he proudly wears the badge.
Here's a crafty way to display those beautiful shells you scavenged from the seashore; recycle them into a Seashell Trash Can.
Don't just tuck those special tees away in a drawer--put them on display by creating a beautiful tee shirt tapestry! Great idea for a family reunion, school event or graduation gift.
Bring your family reunion to life with an "Old School Jam." It's a great way to get your aunts, uncles and cousins in sync with each other
My cousin, Bea's Boy, waxed his way into a shoe shine enterprise. Read how his sole-searching venture to honor his mother fell right at his feet.
Doctors had to cut off Pa Jim's leg, and he had his brothers bury it “standing up” at the foot of his gravesite. Find out why by reading ancedotes from my Great Aunt Amer Lee.
If you’re like me and don’t have much cash to devote to a Christmas budget, it might be a good idea to create one-of-a-kind gifts that cost little or no money. Consider crafting a Hub Book, Blog Book or...
"I'm alone but not lonely," says Cousin Raleigh, during our visit to bring him a home-cooked dinner. Family experiences with the special people in our lives have an expiration date. An elderly relative or...
Do you remember the hickory switch? Can you imagine making 25 cents a week for doing laundry ... or being the eldest of 11 siblings, helping to raise your brothers and sisters in the country South? Read about my...
Who is that tenacious couple in the sepia photographs? Learn more about them as Your Cousins continues a series of stories exploring family relationships, history and genealogy.
Does it seem that the only time your family gets together in a big way is for the funeral of a relative? Maybe it's time to consider giving them flowers while they're still alive.
“Big Mama,” as we affectionately called our grandmother, wasn’t getting around nearly as fast as she used to. So I began to think of unique ways to honor her while she was still able to enjoy it. I...