Tag: generations

Chat Makes Relationships Better

Today’s theme for Six Word Friday is “chat”.  I had some fun with it – six lines of six words! Chat is such a simple word Neighbors become friends; friends become family Offenses lessen when affections are built. Grandmothers chat over the back fence Children hear and later become mothers And repeat the stories to next…

Read more Chat Makes Relationships Better

Shoot And Bring It Home

There are so many stories from the Great Depression of what people did to feed their families and survive.  My family has many of them, from my paternal grandfather who supported multiple families with his paycheck to my maternal great-uncle (below, with his wife and children, my mother’s cousins). My great-uncle had a hard life.  He walked…

Read more Shoot And Bring It Home

Brother Comes Later in Life

I grew up with a sister.  One only, who likes to remind me that she is YOUNGER than I am.  But after I was married for five years, my father married a wonderful woman who was only a few years older than myself and had a second family.  I don’t visit as often as I should,…

Read more Brother Comes Later in Life

Indeed A Family Brings Pleasure

Indeed – indicates emphatic agreement. Benjamin Franklin once said: “He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.” My grandfather was a very proud man.  He went from being the poorest of the poor…

Read more Indeed A Family Brings Pleasure


Join the challenge!  Post a picture to match the word of the day and put a link in the comments.  You’ll be amazed at how differently the word gets interpreted.  Map (from Wikipedia) – A map is a visual representation of an area—a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects,…

Read more Map


Direct – straight, constant, without interruption Christmas picture of direct descendants – four generations of women.  This was taken 20 years ago – the years have flown by.

Read more Direct