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”