Johann Wilhelm Abel was my great grandfather. In the early 1860s, he began preparations to leave his home in western… Read more A trunkful of memories
DNA. Sure, I learned about that in high school biology with Mrs. Persing but … that was a few years… Read more Cold-Call DNA
This afternoon, I listened to a podcast on the subject of cold-calling. I am very familiar with the term used… Read more Cold-call to Rehoboth
“What I Did On My Summer Vacation… In short… a great deal! (the answer that no teacher wants to hear… Read more What I did on my summer vacation…
Friends ask me the question, “What are you reading?” I hate that question! As someone with an attention deficit disorder,… Read more A Good Summer Read…really?
In the late 1940s, Irene and Kenn Yonker began to consider their family’s future from a new perspective. Irene was… Read more Kennygarten Blueberry Farm
Four years ago, I ordered and received the Compiled Military Service File of my great-great grandfather, Atchison… Read more A Civil War veteran
For several years, I hated Mother’s Day. My mother, Irene died of colon cancer when I was in my early… Read more my Mother’s Day
“BLife on the Farm, Memories of the Abel Family by Irma Seydel and Wilma Underwood. Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA… Read more “Memories of the Abel Family”…new to me!
Shortly after the new year began, I drove over to the public library in Zeeland, Michigan. Although my ancestors did… Read more Read All About It!