Tag : 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

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Dinner time is usually called supper time in our house.  When I was a kid, Mom and Dad both worked.  We would have dinner a couple of hours after they got home.  They would spend a few minutes talking with us and each other and then they would fix dinner together.  As we got older, …
    Northwest Arkansas where I live is an area with many lakes, rivers, and streams.  My family spent a lot of time fishing and swimming when I was a kid.   The lake that I probably remember the most is Elmdale Lake in Springdale.  It is a smaller man-made lake but that is where my …
I don’t remember my early teachers very well.  But I do remember that my Kindergarten teacher had this little reading circle where we would all gather on this carpet and she would read us stories.  I remember liking that!  I have always loved to read and I could read before I went to Kindergarten but …
My least favorite subject in school was PE. I hated it. It involved playing games with other kids and I was never the athletic type. Also, I was incredibly shy and hated to be the center of attention for even a few minutes!  I would do everything I could to avoid going to PE. I …
Summer in Arkansas is HOT!!!   It isn’t unusual for the temperatures to be over 100 degrees Fahrenheit for several days in a row.  When I was a kid, after I was about 10 years old, my sister, brother and I stayed at home during the day while both of my parents worked.  This wasn’t an …
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