A name is given to everything. Trees, Insects, Things, People. Literally everything. We name our children, pets, and even our automobiles. So when the prompt for week 6 in #52Ancestors came up as Favorite Name, I was stuck. Over the last few days, I have diligently to update my ancestry records online from documents I… Continue reading What is in a name?
Many times when the new year rings in we tend to make resolutions and promises of change that never come about. Well... I for one did make a promise to myself to make a change AND I kept it! I changed my website to make it more mobile friendly and I changed three of my… Continue reading Promises, promises
An invitation to dinner is week fours writing prompt from #52Ancestors! To imagine having any one of my ancestors, family members known or unknown to dinner is just exciting. But how does one narrow down that invitation to just one when your ancestors date back past the 1400s. That's a lot people to choose from.… Continue reading An invitation to dinner
This weeks #52Ancestors prompt is about longevity... the oldest relative you had or something along that lines. While, I know I am a day or so behind I've had this topic on my mind trying to determine who'd I consider. I thought of all the ones who have passed on and their lives. The ones… Continue reading Longevity
Week 2 prompt for #52ancestors is a favorite photo. I thought long and hard about what I thought my favorite family photo was. This was a true inner struggle. I first considered photos of my grandparents (either side), (below is Vera and Cecil Dyess together, Vera Dyess ) (I couldn't locate photos of my maternal grandparents… Continue reading Favorite Photo
Over the last few years, I have slowly begun to dive into the genealogy of my family. Years ago, my mother worked an endless number of hours gathering data, researching documents, and joining organizations to learn more about our history. Not just hers or mine but that of our family! I'm blessed to have all… Continue reading Genealogy and Words
While on vacation many people visit sites they have never seen or not seen in awhile, I visit a cemetery. Yep. I grew up in Liberty County, Georgia and the history just seems through the air. So, where else would you find the best history but a historical cemetery! During my visit I did a… Continue reading Reading from the grave