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Just routine

Ordinary life

is boring for the young, but

longed for when sick


Father's Day 2018

It’s been almost 46 years since my Dad died.  Pictures, of course, will always stir recollections, but other senses can also bring memories into sudden, sharp focus. 199 more words


Cemeteries Valuable Historic Resource

This article is reprinted with permission from Teena Monteleone, Director of Information Programming, at paNOW

In the coming days, local resident Jim Wilm will join his fellow members from the  316 more words


Father's Day: A Tribute to My Dad

My Dad, George Philip Manfroid, Jr. was born to George Manfroid and Helen Desens on 26 October 1919 in Forest Park, Illinois.  Dad grew up in Forest Park and Elmhurst, Illinois.  1,139 more words

Family History

LDS Church genealogy database to accept records of same-sex couples

Gephardt Daily LDS Church genealogy database to accept records of same-sex couples The LDS Church’s online genealogical database will begin accepting records on same-sex couples, the site has announced. 22 more words

The Cemetery Keeper’s Wife–#2

More from my reading of The Cemetery Keeper’s Wife, by Maryann McFadden.

We had a hurricane in our area in September 2011. In the book, we hear about the Musconetcong River in this book. 67 more words



As we travel back in time,

To a place left behind,

Our ancestors clearly thrived,

In the everyday life they survived.

Now we go on searching, 37 more words