When younger, I traveled a lot on interstate highways between Maryland and Wisconsin. Experiences on the Pennsylvania and Ohio Turnpikes are still vivid interstate travel memories of the 1980s.
The story of the Oscar Coleman Cooler follows a span of over 30 years of highs and lows. Oscar goes off to college, to concerts and other adventures. Follow this Coleman Cooler's journey through life.
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.
Memories of my grandmother and her family living in Dublin during the Irish War of Independence and the 1916 Easter Rising. How as an ordinary family living in tenement rooms in Dublin they got on with raising their family as best they could from 1907 to 1960.
Young Ricky Brooks is a flagger for a road construction zone. He's fervent greetings to passers-by during this season of lockdown has brought great joy to a hurting community.
Christmas day in Australia in 1967 as Irish immigrants. Migration Memories of living in Australia as a 10 year old child. Why did the Irish immigrate to Australia? We immigrated to Australia with the £10 assisted passage scheme.
History of Tuberculosis in Ireland. Memories of two Dublin women who had to stay in a TB hospital in 1940's and 50's for years. Tuberculosis sanatoriums in Ireland. Famous people who died from this contagious disease.
First hand account of the atrocities committed by the Black and Tans in raids in Ireland in 1920 and 1921. They were the Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve. Memories of my grandparents during this time in Dublin and Balbriggan. When was the War of Independence in Ireland?
That son referred to in this happy exchange later became my husband. Some family history during WWII included plus photos.
This temporary nine-month-long art exhibit is the seventh annual one featuring eight pieces of unique sculptural designs by noted Texas artists. See photos and learn about the artists here.
Something strange happened over 25 years ago. And that "something" tested a jaded skeptic's belief in the paranormal. How to explain such an event as a faucet turning on by itself?
The largest lake in Southern Europe on the border of Albania and Montenegro rarely features on most travelers' must-visit list. It's a fascinating national park with many names - Lake Skadar, Lake Shkoder, Lake Scutari and Lake Shkodra.
The author relates his true-story romance as it happened in Hamilton, Alabama, with the Southern humor only he can tell. Vintage photos from the 1960s' era and a bit of French history regarding two pencil-sharpener patents are included.