Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Book of Me, Written By You – Prompt 7: Grandparents

Originally Published October 12, 2013. I was lucky enough to know all four of my grandparents for all of my childhood.  None of my grandparents died until I was senior in high school so I knew them for many years. … Continue reading

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Bedroom – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

I am re-posting some of my old blog posts to keep the history of my blog alive. This post is from the 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History blogging prompts series. This post appeared originally on my blog on … Continue reading

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The Book of Me, Written By You – Prompt 8: Time Capsule

Originally Published July 14, 2014. My time capsule would be for the grandchildren of my niece and nephews and the generations to follow them.  I would want them to know about not only my life and the lives of my … Continue reading

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The Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 6: Journals and Diaries

Originally Published  October 6, 2013 I don’t really keep a journal or diary but I do blog quite a bit for the past couple of years and I participated in the 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History blogging prompts … Continue reading

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The Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 5: Your Childhood Home

Originally Published September 29, 2013 My Childhood Home was not a particular house for me.  We lived in several homes when I was a kid. I think we moved at least once a year until I was in 4th grade … Continue reading

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Grandma and Grandpa Thompson’s Address Change

Grandma and Grandpa Thompson lived in the same home from the time I can remember until their deaths.  They lived in their home on Old Wire Road from the early 1970s.  I don’t know the exact year that they moved … Continue reading

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The Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 4: Favorite Season (s)

Originally Published September 21, 2013 My Favorite Season is Fall.  I love this time of year.  The temperatures have dropped and I can stand to be outside.  There is an air of expectation as everyone goes back to school and … Continue reading

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The Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 3: Describe your physical self.

Originally Published September 14, 2013. This is a photo of me taken in 2009 at Christmas time.  I usually keep my hair in the same style.  I typically wear clothes in the style shown here.  This is me! The prompt … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week #17 – Pets

I am re-posting some of my old blog posts to keep the history of my blog alive. This post is from the 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History blogging prompts series. This post appeared originally on my blog on … Continue reading

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Grandma and Grandpa Thompson’s Tombstone

This photo was taken in the late 1990s to the early 2000s in the time between Grandpa’s death and before Grandma died in 2006.  The Angel statue on Grandpa Thompson’s grave was placed there by Jim and his family.  The … Continue reading

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