A first-person account of one late August night in 1962. A bio-sketch of the author's father and a detailed description of the family's old farmhouse in Tawas, Michigan.
Old author remembers country sayings of a bygone era.
Long Crendon near Thame is the home of the Needle Makers. This huge cottage industry literally took over a whole village, and was run by the Shrimptons, just one link of my family tree!
Quotes about aunts from literature, both old and modern.
My father told us some fascinating stories of growing up in southern Indiana, right on the Ohio River. He was a funny practical joker and here are some of his stories: A lasting memorial and tribute.
The strong presence and influence of grandparents in a child's life is gift, and enriches all of their lives. Here are my experiences with my grandparents and being a grandparent myself.
About a jillion times growing up I wished I could learn about my ancestors. Later I found most of the information I sought. Then thanks to DNA testing, I found out more than I wanted to know.
Oftentimes, the memories we have of our parents are the times that were difficult in our childhood, yet when we realize the things that our parents went through in their lives, they did the best they could.
Alex presents a growing list of surnames in his known family. Take a look to see if you might be in the family tree!
My maternal grandma was one of the most caring persons you would want to meet. In this article, I remember her life, challenges, and the great joy that grandma gave to me as a young boy.