Anatomy III

A third in a series that I wish you wouldn’t mention to my daughters just yet… This morning, my neighbor texted me.  Her fifth grade daughter realized the one advantage of school being closed for shelter in place:  no Human Growth and Development!  My friend wondered whether I would be available for virtual lessons inContinue reading “Anatomy III”

Easter Memories

We didn’t get new clothes all that often, and brand-new clothes seldom.  Easter was an exception to the rule.  Mom took us shopping at JCPenney’s or Sears, allowing us to choose from racks of impractical, pastel dresses.  When I was little, we also wore Easter bonnets, back when department stores had sections that included fancyContinue reading “Easter Memories”

The Bier-Parr Question

Hello!  I haven’t written about genealogy for quite some time.  Well, that’s because I was working on a manuscript about the modern-day genealogical mystery in which I was involved.  For those of you who are interested in that aspect of my blog, I’ve changed up my home screen to have a nice clear link toContinue reading “The Bier-Parr Question”