I spent this weekend with some of the most amazing Women(and I Gentleman) that I know. Luckie of OurGeorgiaRoots, Sandra of I Never knew my Father, Mavis of Georgia Black Crackers, and Sandra’s Brother Bernard decided to get together for the Southeast Family History Expo in Savannah, GA, but it was more than that to me. It was more about spending time with family, like cousins getting together that had not seen each other in a long time! I headed […]
May 1938-February 04, 2010 Arlene(sitting on the left) is my moms first cousin(her dad was Joesph Amos). This picture was taken in January 1988, when my mom(on Arlene’s advice) packed everything up and decided to move from Chicago, IL to Maryland, and our family has been Blessed ever since. Arlene was an inspriration to us all and encourage us to be and do our best. She was my bother’s Godmother and she will be truly missed.
Many Thanks to Lucie LeBlanc Consetino from Lucie’s Legacy for this award. Although we Blog for ourselves, it is so nice to see that others read and really like you’re work, and for that I am greatly appreciative. According to Lucie I have to give this award to your most loyal blog readers. The award should be given to a follower of yours who takes the time to comment regularly on many of your posts. In addition his or her blog […]
Mr Blakburn was one of NaNa’s Suitors! Tale has it, this was supposed to be my Grandfather!
WISHING MY MOM A HAPPY AND BLESSED BIRTHDAY AND MANY MORE!!
This award is really worth its namesake, because it truly made me Happy at a time when I needed some Happiness in my life. Thanks Gini of Ginisology I really appreciate this. In true fashion of the Award I have to name 10 things that make me Happy and then name 10 Blogs that I want to recieve this reward. Heres my Happiness: 1. My Family and Friends. My mom and Boys are the most important things in my life and they […]
Thank you Sandra of I Never Knew My Father for nominating my Blog! It lets me know that my hard work is being recognized!! Now I’m supposed to tell 7 things about me, then nominate seven blogs. Here goes: 1). As I stated in my profile, I love spending time with my family. My mom and my boys are the most important things in my life. When we get together we always laugh(at each other). Thats so important, sometimes we all need a […]
As I read the Blogs from yesterday, Oh, how I was so inspired!! When I read this poem this morning from Maya Angelou, it reminded me that if we can have a conversation with our ancestors about our research, especially those of us that come up against brick walls or have Bloggers Block, or just feel like we have nothing to say. This is what our ANCESTORS would say to us: “Still I Rise” You may write me down in history […]