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  • At age seven, from a poor background, things were simple, but yet so memorable at the first school house that I had ever attended. Enjoy.

    In Praise of My Peach Drink

    In Praise of My Peach Drink

    by Kenneth Avery8

  • My father learned to make silver jewelry while recovering from polio.

    A True Craftsman

    A True Craftsman

    by Larry W Fish0

  • This article relates the story of my first exposure to the stewardess career field and the details of training at "Stew School."

    Girdles with Garters

    Girdles with Garters

    by GG Baba19

  • In the 1940s and early 50s we were brought up and disciplined quite differently to the way that most children are today. This hub allows you to take a peek at how one working class mum did it.

    Working Class Life - A 1950s Mum and discipline

    Working Class Life - A 1950s Mum and discipline

    by maggs2246

  • The railroad brought me into Huntington, WV in 1976. A train did not actucally bring me but my dad worked for The Chessie System and he was transferred from Cumberland, Maryland to Huntington, WV. He began to work at the old OH Building where the DMV is now on Madison Avenue. The following is some of my memories of Huntington. I have collected pictures of Huntington through the years and some blogs I have written about some of my favorite memories of Huntington and some of my favorite stories

    Memories Of Huntington, WV

    Memories Of Huntington, WV

    by Alligator Jackson2

  • My great uncle Copeland Charles Burg wrote stories about his life in Livingston, Montana in the early 20th century. I would like to share one of his stories.

    Memoirs of a WWI Soldier

    Memoirs of a WWI Soldier

    by Shelley Horsley Cruz4

  • Among three generations of women, she was the first to become a young bride, establish a family complete with husband and wife, and bear her children within her marriage. She was a desirable role model.

    Tribute to a Cousin and Role Model

    Tribute to a Cousin and Role Model

    by Dora Weithers55

  • Edith Piaf was known as "The Little Sparrow." I wrote a biographical poem to honor Piaf and her talent and to tell a little about her success and, also, her sadness.

    Edith Piaf: The Little Sparrow with No Regrets

    Edith Piaf: The Little Sparrow with No Regrets

    by Catherine Giordano8

  • My college room-mate lost her mother shortly before Christmas in 1985. I remember the tearful phone call asking if I'd seen the news, requesting that I not talk to any media...and then begging me to come to her mother's home in Connecticut because...

    Maginel's Mother - My Memories of Anne Baxter

    Maginel's Mother - My Memories of Anne Baxter

    by spryte140

  • One wouldn’t typically think his or her hair color would determine many aspects of his or her life.  However, if you are born with red hair it is the norm. 

    Life As A Redhead - Living with Red Hair

    Life As A Redhead - Living with Red Hair

    by Sondra106

  • Definitely looks like the product of a nuclear waste spill, doesn't it? When I was growing up, nothing was more fun than catching critters and keeping them as pets. There was a lot of fun to be had collecting ants and putting them in a jar...

    Mudpuppy Hunting

    Mudpuppy Hunting

    by spryte30

  • My Grandma is a games person and she loved to play with her grandchildren. A story of how we played Scrabble, no matter what. We played Scrabble while driving and Scrabble even as my Grandma started to lose her sight. Scrabble fans will definitely appreciate this article about diehard devotion to Scrabble.

    Is It Illegal to Play Scrabble While Driving: Scrabble with my Grandma

    Is It Illegal to Play Scrabble While Driving: Scrabble with my Grandma

    by Sharilee Swaity48

  • My great-grandma had a fascinating life which brought her from Austria to central Wisconsin. In this article, I first recall my little grandma's challenges before marriage and then examine her life as a mother and early widow.

    My Little Grandma: Theresa Treml Drexler

    My Little Grandma: Theresa Treml Drexler

    by Paul Richard Kuehn2

  • This story of incest is written from the perspective of a child born as a result of incest. Today I doubt that a twelve-year-old girl would have gone full term but this was the 1940’s.

    A story of Incest and one of its after effects

    A story of Incest and one of its after effects

    by maggs22497

  • My dad passed away in October, 2017. This is not just another write-up for Hubpages...perhaps a way to pen my feelings. One more effort to feel a little lighter and cope with the loss of my Dad!

    Coping With The Death of My Dad

    Coping With The Death of My Dad

    by Sudipa5

  • How an Innocuous 2004 Dinner with a Former Collections Client Led to a Literary Feeding Frenzy, and a Rightful Outcome.

    John Steinbeck and Me

    John Steinbeck and Me

    by Joel Eisenberg2

  • There is nothing as thrilling as going to a Christmas tree farm and cutting down your own Christmas tree.

    Artificial or Real

    Artificial or Real

    by Larry W Fish4

  • Finally, the unvarnished truth about Abitibi Canyon and it's residents! Were the Canyonites really tough? Were the curling rocks rigged? The truth is revealed in this explosive article!

    Abitibi Canyon - a world of its own

    Abitibi Canyon - a world of its own

    by Bob Hunter25

  • Experiencing a major hurricane should be a once in a lifetime experience. You emerge from it wiser and more mature and your perspective on life can never be the same again.

    Experiencing Hurricane Maria

    Experiencing Hurricane Maria

    by Joyette Fabien6

  • The 90s were a different time during the infamous 'Black Friday'. Alexis takes a look back on the earlier days of Black Friday and reflects on what it has become.

    Growing Up With Black Friday

    Growing Up With Black Friday

    by Alexis2

  • The first of December, my dear mother's birthday. It will always be one of my most special days as it has been since I was a child and worked for whatever I could get to always have a present for her.

    The First of December - A Day to Remember

    The First of December - A Day to Remember

    by Jackie Lynnley43

  • It was Eric Thomas who said, "The Value of a man is not measured by what he does for himself to make his life easier, But, measured by what he does for others to make their lives easier." Certainly this was true of Lewis Rome who was a passionate public servant.

    Remembering Connecticut State Senator ~ Lewis Rome

    Remembering Connecticut State Senator ~ Lewis Rome

    by Robert Walker0

  • Who isn't full of memories? I have my share and these are of a time when my children were young and life was wonderful.

    Wistful Winter Memories

    Wistful Winter Memories

    by Jackie Lynnley16

  • This is our Love story. It started in the 1950's during our college years. This coming May 8 will be our 60th wedding anniversary. We thank the Lord for all the blessings he has given us.

    Our Love Story and  60th Wedding Anniversary

    Our Love Story and 60th Wedding Anniversary

    by David B Katague13

  • In this article, I recall special times with mom and dad. My memories include family activities, summer visits back home to Wisconsin, and traveling together over the years.

    Special Memories of Mom and Dad

    Special Memories of Mom and Dad

    by Paul Richard Kuehn12

  • Memories from the War to End All Wars still linger, nearly one hundred years after it began. Travelling through France and Belgium it is impossible not to be touched by the horrors which are still visible in the landscape.

    A Corner Of A Forgotten Field

    A Corner Of A Forgotten Field

    by Anne Harrison47

  • This is the story of a pretty much mundane trip to Arkansas that turned into quite an adventure. For one day, I was a hero (not a heroine; the word doesn't resonate) in at least my own eyes and those of one other person. It was a mystical day of karma or kindness or maybe just love. It was the beginning of a long journey for me of looking for and finding joy in unexpected places.

    Hitchhikers, Yes or No?

    Hitchhikers, Yes or No?

    by Sue Pratt9

  • The true story of the power of prayer, the importance of Faith in our lives, and how it transformed my life.

    How I Got To Heaven

    How I Got To Heaven

    by Dan Dildy0

  • "I grew up in rural Arkansas on Route 4. That road is now called Dixon Road. Our house was across the street from Primrose Methodist Church and a few houses down from Granite Mountain Hospital, operated by Dr. Samuel P. Junkin, my grandfather. When...

    Arkansas Christmas

    Arkansas Christmas

    by Sue Pratt10

  • My son is a man of character, heart, wit, love, and pure tenderness. My wish for him is that he portrays these attributes to those around him. On his Birthday, I wrote this to convey my love to him.

    A Mother's Wish To Her Son

    A Mother's Wish To Her Son

    by CJ0

  • This hub tackles the reputation of Latin prayers in this modern world. This tells about a true account of a soldier in relation to life and the power of prayer.

    ORACION: Are Latin Prayers Powerful?

    ORACION: Are Latin Prayers Powerful?

    by go-barbara-go9

  • My life with a schizophrenic. He was also diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), the new way to say multiple personalities. We were together 5 years.

    Living With a Schizophrenic

    Living With a Schizophrenic

    by Kari Poulsen24

  • My mom and dad Geertje (Muys) Meijst and Synco Schram de Jong, got married just before WW2, this is their love story.

    The Love Story Of My Mom And Dad

    The Love Story Of My Mom And Dad

    by Titia Geertman32

  • Jimmy Jean offers classes for small groups in the North Dordogne, South Charente regions of France. He wants his students to speak the language in the vernacular.

    French Lessons With Jimmy Jean

    French Lessons With Jimmy Jean

    by Annabelle Johnson3

  • Finding your cat dead first thing in the morning can crush you. Here is the first stage of my grieving.

    Grieving for Esme

    Grieving for Esme

    by Christopher Peruzzi4

  • There is a song that reminds me of my mother. The song that usually makes me cry hopelessly, every time I hear it on the radio. I have it on my iTunes playlist and as I scroll past the song title, I hesitate to click , knowing very well I am going to be heavy with grief, choked with emotion and generally make a spectacle of myself.

    And I Will Always Love You: A Mother's Day Memory

    And I Will Always Love You: A Mother's Day Memory

    by Mohan Kumar83

  • Ah, it comes to me now, he is the only fatherly man who spent time with me as a young girl. He always encouraged me, so few did. Perhaps, that is why I am visiting him.

    Last Visit with Grandfather

    Last Visit with Grandfather

    by Kenna McHugh5

  • When my children were small, we often visited their Grandpa in Arkansas. We took those fun times for granted, but looking back, they were some of our very best times. Arriving after a long drive to a fabulous dinner of chuck roast, black-eyed peas, squash, and corn bread is not something to be taken for granted!

    Grandfather Love

    Grandfather Love

    by Sue Pratt4

  • This article reflects the joy of having and loving a step Grand Daughter, and through multiple tragedies, how I lost the beautiful child from my life. She will have our prayers forever, and be always missed, for love is something no one can take away.

    My Lost Grand Daughter

    My Lost Grand Daughter

    by Susan0

  • This article attempts to understand the background of my paternal grandfather, Charles August Kuehn. From the beginning as a twin brother in a big German immigrant family in Milwaukee in 1885, I trace my grandfather's life as a boy and man in both Door County and the Greenfield area of Milwaukee.

    Remembering My Paternal Grandfather

    Remembering My Paternal Grandfather

    by Paul Richard Kuehn10

  • Below is a copy of the eulogy that I gave at my grandfather's funeral in June 2009.  It was difficult for me to go in front of hundreds of people and say these words at such a sad time, but I felt that it was something I owed him and a testament to...

    A Final Farewell to My Grandfather

    A Final Farewell to My Grandfather

    by kkolosh0

  • This Irish family immigrated to Australia in 1967 on the Castel Felice as £10 Poms. These are the memories of my father who was a railway worker on the London Underground and then immigrated to Australia and worked for the South Australian Railways.

    Memoirs of an Irish Father in Australia in 1967

    Memoirs of an Irish Father in Australia in 1967

    by L M Reid13

  • Knocking, teaching, loving, loss, endurance, faith.

    Life is Calling

    Life is Calling

    by Rolly A Chabot4

  • The kindness of one elderly man changed my life and made me feel worthy. The stories of his wife reminded me that people face tragedy and loss silently. I learned about kindness changed me forever.

    A Touch Of Kindness Gives Life Meaning

    A Touch Of Kindness Gives Life Meaning

    by Denise McGill22

  • I love being a Dad to my two kids. I first wrote this just after the birth of my Daughter as an homage to how I felt.

    My Fatherhood Journey

    My Fatherhood Journey

    by stereomike838

  • She was someone in my life who made everything better just by listening and now she's gone. For the first time in a long time I realize again how precious life is and that time is a priceless gift.

    Saying Goodbye to Mom

    Saying Goodbye to Mom

    by Pam Irie33

  • A Christmas shopper's dilemma: should you brave the inclement British weather or stay home and shop online? The supposed arrival of the end of the world on 22nd Dec 2012 added to all the fun!

    Christmas Shopping

    Christmas Shopping

    by Stella Kaye2

  • Death. The longer we live, the more of it we see. What does it take to watch loved ones pass on? What gives meaning in the midst dying? This essay is based on the courage and experiences of my mother.

    Courage to Watch Them Die: An Essay by cam

    Courage to Watch Them Die: An Essay by cam

    by Chris Mills21

  • Death is a topic that brings us face to face with our own mortality. Losing a loved one unexpectedly is especially troubling. This is a memorial for a precious nephew.

    A Life Not Yet Lived

    A Life Not Yet Lived

    by Patricia Scott58

  • Ann Street, Greenock, 1967 McLean Museum - Eugene Mehat My mother grew up in Greenock, Scotland. She was born there, at The Rankin Hospital, and lived in the town until she was nineteen years old. She still remembers the exact addresses she lived at...

    Greenock, Then and Now

    Greenock, Then and Now

    by fi fi43

  • I gave birth and for the first time in my life I have consciously realized, with my whole being, that I have a mother too. And I needed her, I needed her more than anything. But she wasn't there.

    Being a Mother Without a Mother

    Being a Mother Without a Mother

    by Ksenija4

  • As Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba says, the dreams in which He appears are real. The time taken for them to happen in reality varies from case to case. Here is an experience of a dream which manifested itself in months. Also follows a brief on what one should do when one gets a dream of Swami.

    What to do when God comes in our dreams...

    What to do when God comes in our dreams...

    by Aravind Balasubramanya22

  • Growing up with very little relationship, it is still hard as an adult to hear others explain the man my father was to them- when I still am at odds with what his absence did to me

    Songs of My Father

    Songs of My Father

    by Jennifer B3

  • If you are human, then you are like me in finding that some things that people say is really very ignorant.

    Is my First Name not Enough?

    Is my First Name not Enough?

    by Kenneth Avery5

  • My dad served in the Home Guard in World War II Britain before joining the Royal Air Force. He manned antiaircraft rockets when the German bombers raided Birmingham and later guarded German POWs.

    World War 2 History: My Dad was in Dad’s Army

    World War 2 History: My Dad was in Dad’s Army

    by David Hunt28

  • With the passing of each aunt, there appears another empty seat in our theater. We shift our gaze to the next till the last aunt leaves, and we can only look toward the memories of love and support.

    Tribute to the Last Aunt

    Tribute to the Last Aunt

    by Dora Weithers58

  • End of life for a loved one is a traumatic event. Losing someone that we care about is heartbreaking, yet celebrating their life doesn't have to be sad nor expensive.

    Cap's Celebration of Life

    Cap's Celebration of Life

    by Linda Bilyeu71

  • How do I learn to grieve, be a mom to Righley, and prepare for another little girl?

    Mom, Grieving & Pregnant

    Mom, Grieving & Pregnant

    by Danielle Keith1

  • Christmas can be a magical time of year. It can also be challenging, particularly in case of serious illness or the passing of a loved one. Here are my thoughts on finding peace during the holidays.

    Christmas Meanings and Memories

    Christmas Meanings and Memories

    by Carolyn Fields2

  • In June 2010 I decided to go back to college. Four years later I graduated with the bachelor's and two later, the master's; soon the doctoral degree. It is never too late to improve oneself.

    An Unlikely Journey

    An Unlikely Journey

    by MacDonald Chaava1

  • Emigrating to Australia in 1967: My mother tells us her memories of living and working in Australia in the 1960's. She immigrated with her husband and five young children as £10 Poms. Migration Memories on board the Ship Castel Felice.

    Memories of Irish an Mother Living in Australia 1967

    Memories of Irish an Mother Living in Australia 1967

    by L M Reid35

  • The main difference between sports and theater is how loud the audience can be, and thus how loud you can be. Turns out, I like to scream like an idiot on occasion. It soothes the soul, I think.

    Why One Mother Who Hated Sports Became a Football Fan

    Why One Mother Who Hated Sports Became a Football Fan

    by Kym O'Sullivan6

  • They say: "A word to the wise is sufficient", but sometimes it takes more than just a word to distill the moral. And this is what this short story is about, so read carefully.

    The Wisdom of Accidents

    The Wisdom of Accidents

    by Ala Hafferssas4

  • These are my reflections at the age of 66. It seems that suddenly I'm old: not ancient, but old. And it's okay. There is definitely good to be found with age, at least from my perspective.

    Turn Back Time

    Turn Back Time

    by Sue Pratt2

  • This is the story of a remarkable woman born when Queen Victoria was still on the throne. It tells of life back in the early 1900s and the hardships of raising a family of ten children in a two bedroomed house in Birkenhead. Life back then was very different and every day was a battle.

    A Victorian Woman of Substance

    A Victorian Woman of Substance

    by maggs22414

  • This article provides a first-person biography of artist Arco Tung-Sol, who lived from 1937 to 2003 and produced numerous impressive works of art. Many photos of his artwork are offered as well.

    Arco Tung-Sol: Painter, Sculptor and Bon Vivant

    Arco Tung-Sol: Painter, Sculptor and Bon Vivant

    by Kelley Marks9

  • School children are sometimes amazing. And sometimes, in my case, very stupid. You will agree when you read this piece.

    The Dangerous Pocket Watch "Trade"

    The Dangerous Pocket Watch "Trade"

    by Kenneth Avery8

  • Cooking my first Thanksgiving dinner was not supposed to be a disaster, nor was it supposed to be funny. It ended up being both. But all good plans can go awry...

    My First Thanksgiving Disaster

    My First Thanksgiving Disaster

    by Stephanie Henkel47

  • The United States Army gave me a lifetime of experience and training. I enlisted when I was 24 years old, and my life was forever changed. Looking back on life, I am grateful for it all. The Doxology is a fitting expression of praise: "Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow..."

    How the Army Changed My Life

    How the Army Changed My Life

    by Ron Grimes4

  • Al Capp could have modeled Sadie Hawkins after my grandmother. Was grandfather a flabbergasted victim or did he intentionally play right into her pretty little hands? This is a true story.

    My Grandparents' Ozark Love Story

    My Grandparents' Ozark Love Story

    by Doris James-MizBejabbers26

  • During the 1950s, I never paid much attention to the news on television or in the paper. In 1957, there were, however, exciting and interesting things happening all around this 13-year-old. This article fondly recalls special events that occurred to my family and me.

    1957 Through the Eyes of a 13-Year-Old

    1957 Through the Eyes of a 13-Year-Old

    by Paul Richard Kuehn12

  • My birthday was March 14th. When I wrote the article about my 67th birthday, I did it on that day. Somehow this year I had no inspiration and decided to wait and let more things come to mind about the past year. Those of you who read my hubs know I...

    Growing Older:  Becoming 68

    Growing Older: Becoming 68

    by Sue Pratt6

  • Sergeant Georgina Stone joined the Airforce in World War 2. But that didn't stop her getting caught up in hilarious pranks! Includes being chased by a Spitfire, losing her dignity and her skirt while putting on a parachute, knocking out a ghost and last but not least getting cosy with a King! Just another day in the life of my mother the WAAF!

    Sergeant Georgina Stone - Funny Tales From Her Time In The RAF.

    Sergeant Georgina Stone - Funny Tales From Her Time In The RAF.

    by Nell Rose49

  • Sometimes it takes writing about it to realize the truth...

    Who Am I: An Essay

    Who Am I: An Essay

    by Mackenzie Skelton0

  • A 23 year- old gold seeker arrived in San Francisco from Massachusetts in 1854. His observations and opinions of the California Gold Rush are recorded in well preserved letters.

    Letters of a Gold Rush Pioneer

    Letters of a Gold Rush Pioneer

    by Rochelle Frank26

  • Angelica Hairston was born to play the harp, but the young African American musician is striving for a higher goal by challenging the stats to empower classical artists of color.

    Harp Angel on a Mission

    Harp Angel on a Mission

    by Your Cousins4

  • I'm fascinated with the occult, the different, the unimaginable. I believe there is more to life than skin and bone, than what our eyes see and our ears hear.

    Occult Adventure at the Cabin

    Occult Adventure at the Cabin

    by Sue Pratt0

  • As I approach the big "70," turning 69 this March, dealing with change has become the biggest challenge in my life. Not knowing what surprises and

    Times:  They Are a Changing

    Times: They Are a Changing

    by Sue Pratt4

  • Simply put: a heart-felt hub in honor of my dad for Father's Day, June 17, 2018. And if this hub were to be included in a (a) HubPages' Father's Day Hub Contest, I hope that this one wins. Not for my honor, but his.

    For My Dad: The Early Riser

    For My Dad: The Early Riser

    by Kenneth Avery12

  • This is all about the one and only time! I met my maternal grandfather, Jerry Reed, when I was 13 years old.

    My Grand Dad Jerry Reed!

    My Grand Dad Jerry Reed!

    by VC L Veasey0

  • I became a woman in the 1960s. By the age of 25 I was one of the rarities for the time in that I was divorced and had two young sons to raise. Divorce was very much frowned upon. Women were suppose to marry and stay married, no matter what. No...

    Women in the Workforce in the Mid-1960s

    Women in the Workforce in the Mid-1960s

    by romneykat8

  • As the last of the shops on Belmont and Clark closed up shop to make way for a Super Target, I knew the city where I spent so much of my childhood stopped being the background for my dreams.

    Losing the Chicago I Grew up In

    Losing the Chicago I Grew up In

    by Jennifer B0

  • I was born on the third day in the month of April, on the year of the snake,1965. I'm the fourth child in the family of 7 children that consist of 4 male and 3 female. I don't remember much during the early years of my infant life as I never heard...

    A Story of Myself

    A Story of Myself

    by Chris salako49

  • It was a privilege to share his journey. That is reason for gratitude, not regret. What is clear to me right now is that reopening the door that time has closed is reopening the door to nowhere.

    Tribute to the Memory of Someone Special

    Tribute to the Memory of Someone Special

    by Dora Weithers80

  • 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 the Irish War of Independence in Ireland

    Memories of the Irish War of Independence in Ireland

    by L M Reid37

  • Feral cats make wonderful outdoor pets. This is the story of Frankie, who's lived in my backyard for many years. She has an irritable disposition and still spits at the ones who feed her, but we love our wild girl who rode out Hurricane Katrina and survived raccoons, dogs, and other cats invading her domain

    Feral Cat Frankie

    Feral Cat Frankie

    by Sue Pratt10

  • "Forever Special" is the title of the poem dedicated to the memory of this aunt who modeled the New Testament women Mary, Martha, Eunice and Lois to her nieces and nephews.

    Tribute to the Memory of a Favorite Aunt

    Tribute to the Memory of a Favorite Aunt

    by Dora Weithers19

  • I was born at the beginning of the New Year in 1973. Suddenly, it seems like a very, very long time ago. Age does have a certain habit of creeping up on you in a way you thought it never would, teasing you with long days of eternal youth before one...

    A Childhood in the 70s and 80s

    A Childhood in the 70s and 80s

    by Polly C12

  • More than 30 years ago, I came close to participating in the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C... but my skills betrayed me at the worst possible time.

    I Was a Spelling Bee Washout

    I Was a Spelling Bee Washout

    by Keith Abt14

  • When I was a child, from the age of one year old, I was always surrounded by animals, including dogs, rabbits, birds, rodents and fish. I had a great childhood and it also taught me to love animals.

    Growing Up around Animals is Good for Children

    Growing Up around Animals is Good for Children

    by Karen Evans5

  • A little tribute to my mother.. she passed on from this world on the 30th of July 2012. It has been difficult to write this ...the pain is still fresh... She was a great lady.. a wonderful woman.

    A Tribute to My Mother - A Woman of Courage

    A Tribute to My Mother - A Woman of Courage

    by Sophie42

  • We love and cherish our mothers. We wish they would live forever, but the day comes when we must say goodbye and that day will forever be etched in our minds. At least this is my story...

    Mom is Gone but Never Forgotten

    Mom is Gone but Never Forgotten

    by Linda Bilyeu45

  • 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 Rationing in Ireland in World War Two

    Memories of Rationing in Ireland in World War Two

    by L M Reid25

  • This is a small window into the lives of my paternal great-grandparents as they started their life together in Ontario, Canada at the tail end of an unimagined cholera pandemic. They were caught up in this horror, both as part of the medical profession and as parents of a victim of cholera.

    Cholera in North America: How It Showed up in My Family Tree

    Cholera in North America: How It Showed up in My Family Tree

    by Cynthia8

  • Thirteen years ago this June, we discovered that the feral cat that had taken up residence in our backyard was not a he, but a she. So we named her Frankie instead of Frank. She had a litter of six kittens under a sheet of plywood that was leaning...

    Taming Feral Cats -- or Not

    Taming Feral Cats -- or Not

    by Sue Pratt6

  • Like my father said, “Life is short. We have to be ready and know how it is to be with God when we pass away. That’s because we will never know when it will happen. It could happen tonight, tomorrow, next week, next month—it will happen.” Life goes so fast…

    Life Goes So Fast: A Eulogy For Nestor de Villa

    Life Goes So Fast: A Eulogy For Nestor de Villa

    by Gicky Soriano20

  • I believed that nothing could compare to the mountains in Denver, especially Estes Park. In 2007, Joe and I took at trip to the Canadian Rockies. They are Denver times ten. Not only the mountains but Lake Louise, the wildlife, the birds, all of it made for a marvelous and awe-inspiring trip.

    Canadian Rockies

    Canadian Rockies

    by Sue Pratt4

  • There isn't a day that goes by when I don't have a depressive thought. But I know he is there for me no matter what.

    Being in Love While Depressed

    Being in Love While Depressed

    by Claire Miller1

  • These are my thoughts on becoming 67. Maybe they will save someone all the time I spent finally realizing what matters in life.

    Age Is an Art:  67th Birthday

    Age Is an Art: 67th Birthday

    by Sue Pratt14

  • Come join us to relive teenage memories of a husband from New Orleans and a wife from North Louisiana featuring old photos and their favorite songs, activities and places from the 1950's and 60's.

    Memories of Louisiana Baby Boomers

    Memories of Louisiana Baby Boomers

    by Yvonne L B16

  • Imagine the possibilities in your family history that brings amazing connections to your present. I highly recommend www.ancestry.com and www.23andme.com

    Genealogy: A Famous Canadian Dynasty

    Genealogy: A Famous Canadian Dynasty

    by Pathways thru life5

  • My grandmother was the model of applied wisdom for a theology major doing his post graduate studies in wisdom literature. She was a character profile of age and wisdom to family members and others.

    Tribute to the Memory of A Wise Grandmother

    Tribute to the Memory of A Wise Grandmother

    by Dora Weithers44

  • It's funny how different things spark different memories. How a song can spark an emotion. How even the smallest things can spark something that you remember about someone?

    Memories with Presley

    Memories with Presley

    by Danielle Keith1

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