Category Archives: 52 Weeks

Week 7: Toys – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

kst1969   February 27, 2011   Comments Off on Week 7: Toys – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

Well, I missed posting during the actual week but here is my entry for the week of Toys: One of my favorite toys when I was a kid was Barbie Dolls and an old bag of quilt scraps that my grandmothers had given to me.  I would make entire fashion ensembles for my little Barbie’s!  They were the best quilt… Read more »

Week 6: Radio & Television – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

Well just one favorite TV show is impossible for me to pick so I am going to talk about a few of my favorites.  I grew up in the 1970s.  My favorite shows as a young child were the cartoons, of course.  I remember watching Scooby-Doo, the Smurfs, Superman and Wonderwoman.  There was also Batman and Yogi Bear. As I… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 5: Favorite Food

kst1969   January 29, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week 5: Favorite Food

Well favorite food is a hard choice for me to make so I am going to just talk about several of them. My Grandmother Treat was a great old-fashioned southern cook!  She always had something on the stove when we would visit and most of it came from her very own garden!  She had 6 children and never seemed to… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Week #4 – Home

kst1969   January 23, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Week #4 – Home

We lived in several homes as I was growing up. They were all in the Northwest Arkansas area but we moved quite a bit. I went to three different schools by the third grade. Then, we moved to Green Forest and we stayed there until I was a sophomore in high school. We lived for a few months in a… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 3: Cars

kst1969   January 16, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 3: Cars

My first car was just an old used car that we bought for me to drive.  It never had any real significance to me.  The cars that I really remember came later.  I had an old green datsun that I drove for a couple of years that I really liked until it started just dying and shutting off all the… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week #2 – Winter Memories

kst1969   January 8, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week #2 – Winter Memories

Week #2 – Winter Memories Week 2: Winter.  What was winter like where and when you grew up? Describe not only the climate, but how the season influenced your activities, food choices, etc. I grew up and still live in Northwest Arkansas.  Winters here vary from very mild weather in the 40s and 50s to cold with several degrees below… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week #1 – New Year’s Memories

kst1969   January 2, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week #1 – New Year’s Memories

Week 1: Did your family have any New Year’s traditions? How was the New Year celebrated during your childhood? Have you kept these traditions in the present day?! This challenge runs from Saturday, January 1, 2011 through Friday, January 7, 2011. We didn’t have a lot of New Year’s traditions when I was growing up.  I do remember watching the… Read more »