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On Death: Lolo

It was the year 2004. I was seven years old and my great-grandfather just died.

The heaviness of death wasn’t something I was able to perceive at that age. 298 more words

About My Life

A Serendipity Strike!

ser•en•dip•i•ty |ˌserənˈdipitē|


the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way : a fortunate stroke of serendipity | a series of small… 266 more words

William E. McCormack

Barn #3915

“The stability of the structure is directly related to the security of the foundation.”  Blake Higginbotham

My great-grandfathers barn still standing firm.


My “Blue Bonnets”

I’ve heard of people who grew up in Texas enjoying the Blue Bonnet flowers that grow there and announce spring. A friend of mine who has lived in Louisiana for a long time grew up in Texas. 545 more words


Great-Grandfather's Birthday

He was 93, yet he was gone long before that. Today is his birthday. He would have been 96.

I can’t believe that nearly three years has passed since my great-grandfather’s death. 296 more words

Deeper Thoughts

My Acadian Ancestry

I’ve spoken about my Paternal Grandmother Blanche Melanson before, and her Irish Ancestry through her Mother Edith Byrnes. I haven’t mentioned her Father. My Great Grandfather is Leo S. 225 more words