Learn about Alcazar the horse; what my grandfather's WW1 war pilot buddy was doing in Frisco, TX; handwritten letters and what people do with cigar boxes today.
There are many ways senior citizens can still be active and creative. I explored just a couple of ways that I have known as well as a few of the stories they like to tell.
This story highlights some of the indelible enchanting moments with my Dad who passed away in his fifties after a massive heart attack. It’s been 21 years, and yet memories with him don’t seem to fade. Interested? Look inside.
The numerous photos show my great aunt and uncle's large and successful farming operation in North Dakota back in the early 1900s.
My mom and dad Geertje (Muys) Meijst and Synco Schram de Jong, got married just before WW2, this is their love story.
Local residents' memories of rationing in Stoneybatter Dublin 7 Ireland during World War Two. Memories of The Emergency during WW2. The Glimmerman, bomb shelters, bombs in the Strand and Phoenix Park in Dublin by German planes.
Memories of my grandmother and her family living in Dublin during the Irish War of Independence. What did the black and tans do to the Irish people? The Black and Tans atrocities and auxiliaries in 1920's Ireland.
Memories of my grandparents during the Irish War of Independence in Dublin and Balbriggan. First hand account of the atrocities committed by the Black and Tan raids in Ireland in 1921. When was the War of Independence in Ireland?
This is a story where I give real-life encounters that I experienced early and much later in life. They reflect the popular morals of two Aesop fables. Interested? Read on.
No matter how old they are, we love the animals with whom we share our lives, They are with us a short period of time. But during this time they not only enrich our lives, they also teach us invaluable lessons.
That son referred to in this happy exchange later became my husband. Some family history during WWII included plus photos.
Oh sure, cockatoos look all sweet and cuddly, but are they really? Listen to my side of the story, and you might see as I do that they are manipulative, malicious, little beasts, perpetually plotting to kill their owners and fly or flop into the great blue yonder...
Children are fun to be with. If you spend time and play games with them in a way they find intriguing, they will follow you all around. You can have some precious moments with them, and they will be hard to forget.