A campfire outside provided us with perfect hamburgers and baked sweet potatoes. Numerous stars shone before the full moon rose and glowed on the woods around us. Nearby, Bill’s barn sat halfway completed. At the last minute, we had decided to camp in the upstairs of the barn. We had electricity, running water, and a … Continue reading Camping in the Barn
A multiracial family has cousins camp every year
I'd love for you to join me as I speak on "Discovering your Ancestor's Secrets." I'll be sharing how I researched information on my grandparents during the 1930's. Here's the announcement. Please join us to hear speaker/author Kathryn Spurgeon, on Monday/4-16 at the EGS meeting. Kathryn will speak on how she researched her historical books series, … Continue reading Discovering your Ancestor’s Secrets
While researching my historical book series, I visited the Oklahoma History Center. My first book released in June of 2016, A Promise to Break: Love, faith and politics in the 1930s, and is based on a true story set in Shawnee Oklahoma. A wealthy, socialist banker’s daughter falls in love with a hobo, a poor … Continue reading Researching Oklahoma’s Past
Good and bad things happen in life and here is a recent example. My husband’s goal is to have his own place in the country, so three years ago he purchased thirteen acres of tree-covered land with a dilapidated building. He was like a kid having his own project and it didn’t take long to clear … Continue reading When bad things happen, look for the cross.