Most of you know that my youngest just left for college for the first time. The house is empty and finally, after over 20 years of taking care of kids on a daily, 24/7 basis, I'm left alone ...
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We all have one a last name. Or in genealogy, it is known as a surname. Why do we have one? Where does it come from? Does it mean anything?
The time is drawing near, and by this day next week I will officially be an Empty Nester.
My kids are nothing if not consistent.
German Slave Girl
So this is it. The Universe has been kind, and we've have some drought-busting rains, which has given us a lush landscape to enjoy ... and mow.
Just over 10 years ago, on a whim, I hammered out three random writings, called the editor at this newspaper and made an appointment, where I pitched the crazy idea of me doing a weekly column for
Despite the fact that we spend hours in the sun and have lifestyles that aren't especially conducive to healthy skin, women are suckers for that Miracle Cure to make them look younger and more beau
So in September of 2014, after I got the all-clear from my doctor that I no longer had a weak heart, I went off the meds that made me physically weak and made my brain cloudy, and went on with my l
Ellis Island is a familiar place to many family historians as it is believed that 40 percent of all US citizens can trace at least one ancestor who came through that immigration port.