Mother’s Day at Buck Pond Farm

My childhood friend Cecy Rose came to town for the weekend.  When we met I was 12 and she 13 and she lived here, down the street from my aunt and grandmother, and I lived in Michigan.  Now I’m here in Lexington and she’s in West Virginia.  We’ve been friends all these years. As kids, […]

Share Your World April 2, 2018

Cee’s Share Your World this week: What was or is your favorite cartoon? There were cartoons called “Merry Melodies” when I was a kid.  There were some more famous ones from them like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, but my station had a slot in which they showed what I now think are older ones […]

Negotiating genealogy sites

I’ve always been interested in family history and joined Ancestry in 2009 with a free membership.  Since then, interest in genealogy has boomed and the landscape of places to build trees, explore DNA and find sources has grown to what sometimes feels like an untamed wilderness.  In a recent return to searching after a long […]