Throwback Thursday: Granddaddy C

As a child, I enjoyed spending time with my Granddaddy C. He was my hero. Even though he died shortly before my 10th birthday, I was able to spend a lot of time with him. During my preschool years, I was able to spend a week with my grandparents every couple of months or so. … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Granddaddy C

ABC Wednesday: C is for Granddaddy Crain

As a child, I enjoyed spending time with my Granddaddy Crain. He was my hero. Even though he died shortly before my 10th birthday, I was able to spend a lot of time with him. During my preschool years, I was able to spend a week with my grandparents every couple of months or so. … Continue reading ABC Wednesday: C is for Granddaddy Crain

ABC Wednesday: R is for Granddad Rowland

I was privileged to grow up with Grandparents as well as my great-granddad. Granddad Rowland had 9 children and many grandchildren (and great-grandchildren) but he had the ability to make each one feel special.  I enjoyed "helping" granddad in his fix-it shop. Sometimes Granddad would take me along when he was the guest preacher at … Continue reading ABC Wednesday: R is for Granddad Rowland

ABC Wednesday: Q is for Quilt

One of my prized possessions is a quilt that was made by my Grandma's mother (my great-grandmother).  She was the love of my granddad's life. They both loved to sing hymns.  My Great-grandmother died during the flu pandemic of 1918 at the age of 29.  We have so few of her quilts or other items … Continue reading ABC Wednesday: Q is for Quilt