My husband’s mother died from an illness that took her before Jeff and I married and started dating. Her treasured well-worn Bible allowed Betty to be a physical tangible part of our wedding ceremony.
Profiling my husband’s great grandfather, who was born on 21 March 1878 in Rome, Tennessee, and died on 13 October 1942 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Profiling my husband’s grandmother, Rebecca “Becky” Haley. Becky was born on 25 August 1916 in Arkansas and died on 27 April 1991 in California. She was the mother of three children.
Photo via PBS: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/dustbowl/ Yesterday afternoon, I stumbled on PBS’s website, which is currently advertising the new Ken Burns documentary — The Dust Bowl — premiering November 18 & 19. My husband and I are both huge Ken Burns fan and have watched a number of his documentaries. So, I instantly added the premier dates […]
My husband’s father, as a toddler, in his sailor stripes. I haven’t had much time for research the past few weeks, but I will continue to at least share old family photos until I resume my research. Since I shared a photo of my dad last week, this week’s Family Photos Friday submission is a […]
Christmas, 1974, in South Bend, Indiana. Dad, mom, me (front left) and Gregg. The 70’s were not a stylish time in Indiana. And how fortunate are we today to have instant digital cameras that immediately let you know the picture is off center and you need to re-take it? Growing up, my mom, brother and […]