I haven’t written much about my father’s mother, Gladys Rebecca Parke. This hasn’t been a deliberate omission on my part. … Continue reading Gladys Rebecca Parke
recalling my mother’s wonderful friendship. Continue reading Best friends redux: Avy Slen Sherve
It’s been nine years this summer since I shipped aboard the SS Christian Radich for a two-week training voyage from … Continue reading Sailing on the Christian Radich
I have become the family historian for both my nuclear and my extended family. In my father’s generation, the family … Continue reading Climbing the family tree
I’ve written before about the mysteries and misfortunes inherent in family history and I’ve written a couple of times about … Continue reading ‘Killed by gunshot from landlord’
I’ve got the pictures to prove it. Continue reading I have that painting in my house, too!
In which my grandfather leaves home for America Continue reading All the way from Norway