Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Fresh Start

I have been blogging off and on since 2005.  I have always longed for the time to do more. This is a new blog, with a new theme, new name and new stories.  However, some of my old stories from … Continue reading

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Family History Day

First 2 pics are at Richmond National Cemetery. Last picture is Bell’s Island Written on July 29, 2011 Oh how I loved today! But I love genealogy! I knew my dad’s grandmother…Mary Hattie Gaylor Richardson. She lived to be 104…she … Continue reading

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John Jasper and Ken Richardson

Brown’s Island (1st pic) and Sixth Mount Zion Baptist (2nd pic) Written on July 29, 2o11Oh, my dad would have SO enjoyed today!!! Soon after Steve and I were married, before kiddos, my parents came to visit. I took a … Continue reading

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The Real Laura Ingalls Wilder

I wrote this on June 7, 2011 The first time I learned of Laura Ingalls Wilder, I was in the fourth grade at Monterey Elementary School in Ohio. I can still picture the small library and even the very shelves … Continue reading

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The Time Machine

I wrote this on July 39, 2012 Wouldn’t it be something if you had a handheld “time machine” that you could point at certain rooms, or certain places? Then ghostly images from the past would play like a movie in … Continue reading

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The Wagon Wheel

I wrote this on July 30, 2010 If you look from my living room into my backyard, you will see an old iron-metal wagon wheel leaning against a tree. Sometimes I sit and look at that wheel and imagine the … Continue reading

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My Childhood Bedroom

I wrote this on July 21, 2010 I was the only girl, so I got my own bedroom. It was upstairs in our home but had one slanting ceiling. I loved it. Mom painted the room light blue when we … Continue reading

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Remembering Our Kitchen

  I wrote this on July 9, 2010 I am going to posting my memories of my childhood home. My parents built the house when I was 6 years old and I lived there until I was 22 and married … Continue reading

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“I Will”

O wrote this on March 17, 2010 So, yesterday, Steve and I had to stand in a courthouse and raise our hands and solemnly swear that we would look after the best interests of and always take care of our … Continue reading

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Sophomore Year

I wrote this on August 21, 2009 So I am sitting here at my computer in the kitchen and Kristin is sitting on the couch. We are waiting for her grandmother to come and stay with Korie so we can … Continue reading

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