Womenfolk I Know

Ah! Another page of familiar faces. This woman's stare...I have seen it somewhere. The eyebrows are a horizontal accent to an intense gaze. The mouth is held in a slight frown and she has that Minor Roman nose.  Who does this woman remind me of? Sarah Minor, that's who!  My great-grandfather's sister. The story here … Continue reading Womenfolk I Know

Top Hat on the Turkey: A Vintage Postcard for Wordless Wednesday

In keeping with the tradition begun by Abraham Lincoln in 1863, President Theodore Roosevelt issued a Thanksgiving Proclamation in October 1908: "Once again the season is at hand, when according to the ancient custom of our people, it becomes the duty of the President to appoint a day of prayer and thanksgiving to God. . … Continue reading Top Hat on the Turkey: A Vintage Postcard for Wordless Wednesday