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Grandmother and My Appearance

 Chapter 2

  One of my grandmothers’ relatives had a house in one of the regions of Georgia. When they heard about our loss, they offered us that house to live in as they never used it. 804 more words

The Truth in a Lie

Confesion: I am resposible for the completely ficticious story now woven into our family history. It’s so absurd and believeable it’s now the one we tell the most. 664 more words

Journey to the Manger: King David

On Day 2 of our Journey to the Manger, we met King David.

David is best known for being the brave boy who stood up for God and defeated the giant Goliath. 252 more words


Great-Grandfather Thompson's Harrowing Escape

A young Civil War soldier in uniform, probably about the age of my great-grandfather at that time. Here’s a link to the full picture: http://civilwarsaga.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/CivilWar_young_soldier.jpg… 712 more words

Rememberence day

This day has been an emotional day for me for a long time, but this year seems to have been even more so.
My grandfather was left an orphan by the first world war, when my great-grandfather was killed in action. 221 more words


A ticket to Ephraim's world

Fasten your seatbelts… oh, but there were no seatbelts in 1850. So, hi there from Ephraim’s author and great granddaughter (one of many, but the only one I know of who’s tracked his life and turned it into a novel). 176 more words

19th Century Emigrant

My Great Grandfathers desk

Tuesday 21st October 2014:

Today I spent some well needed time tidying my desk, so that I could sit at it and work. I love my desk, not only because of all the nick-nacks I have on it to make it my own personal space. 118 more words