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”

CO-Victory Garden

Over the past couple of days I’ve stopped and erased numerous responses to posts on social media.  The posts that are getting me fired up are those making fun of and/or minimizing the whole pandemic situation.  I know that it’s not fun to be scared.  I know that it’s not fun to have to alterContinue reading “CO-Victory Garden”