This is the story of my grandparent's life, love, loss and faith, and how it impacted me on many levels.
We have all been hurt by a family member at one time or another. It hurts more because you feel family should be your support no matter what.
When you start blathering on about illegals, I start thinking of every time my family had to watch your ancestors assimilate to their new "American" way of life.
Henry W Schmidt and Anna Waldvogel were 19th century immigrants who married in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and then settled in central Wisconsin. This is their story before and after marriage.
Between 1845 and 1852 there was a famine which spread throughout the farmlands of Ireland. An outbreak known as "blight" or Phytophthora infestans attacked the soil and left most of the potato crops uneatable. Ironically the government was still...
While it may not be clear whether the Jones surname came from the male Latin version of John, that is, Johannes or the female version Johanna, it remains indisputable that the Jones family crest has stood the test of time as one of the most notable family crests.
Family, being the basic constituent of the community or society, helps its members to lead a meaningful and successful life.
Honest thoughts about sibling relationship.
Memories of my Dad and me. You live on in my heart.
Originally published July 27, 2011 I was at the funeral of a friend’s husband recently and I had a moment of ultimate gratitude and realization. This man was not just an ordinary man. He, most importantly was someone’s father. Though I barely...