Category: Family

Great Grandma’s Coffee

Dear Great Great Great Grandma, when your cup of coffee got cold what did you do? I have this box on my counter that is plugged into the wall and when you put your cold coffee in it and push…

2014: Look Back at the Stocking Collection

Last year I made everyone in my family a stocking for their Christmas gift. I borrowed my mother’s sewing machine and dug out every scrap of cloth, including clothes I mostly don’t wear anymore and bed sheets that got caught…

Genealogy Notes

Making notes about things like family history takes many forms. This is an envelope written by my late Grandmother Roberta Violet Cook Redding. She was clearly thinking through the different generations, when and how and where people were born and…