November 24th, 2007


Ancestral Gleanings from the Dinner Table

Thanksgiving is a great time to learn a little or a lot about one’s relatives and ancestors. Unexpected things may pop up. I gleaned a fair bit from our Thanksgiving conversations, most of which I’ll share after some further processing. But one of the surprising bits was this: I asked my father if he recalled ever talking to a census …Continue reading →

Oh, Here’s One More Thing to Be Thankful For , , , ,

My father is a musician. He’s played the trumpet since he was a boy and has written some songs. But he’s never made dime, as far as I know, as a musician. I think he probably felt, as the son of a musician himself, that he wanted something different for his family. Nonetheless, we enjoy Dad’s musical bent. He’s taught …Continue reading →

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