From time to time I've shared some of my genealogy findings. I've come across interesting tidbits of family history, some good and some of questionable reputation. I've always known I was primarily of German descent on both sides. My latest trip down the ancestry bunny hole revealed my 7th great-grandfather and his family were part … Continue reading My indentured servant ancestors
If you are friends with me on Facebook, you already know this, but I wanted to share it with Thankful Thursday this week because a lot of things happened for which I am forever thankful. A thing happened last week. Entrepreneur was having headaches for the past few weeks so we called to move up … Continue reading Almost four years to the day….
PJ is closing out another year of his Photo Blogging Challenge with the theme, Magic of the Season. Despite COVID-19's best efforts, it simply cannot cancel the holidays and the magic of the season that goes with it. Maybe Christmas (he thought) doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more. ~The Grinch … Continue reading December Photo Challenge: Magic of the Season
Exhausted might not be the best word for the holiday season, but it's certainly appropriate. And it's not from the usual holiday merriment. Come with me on a tour of my last couple months. Buckle up buttercup, it's been a wild ride. Back in July, during all the lockdowns, I was uncharacteristically an over-achiever when … Continue reading Whirlwind holiday season
Well, they're not exactly babies anymore. This is another "tradition" I started back in 2016 when they were both "littles" and fit under the Christmas tree much better than they do now. They are older (and bigger) now. And, this year someone can sing All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth. They … Continue reading Santa babies