Monthly Archives: February 2018

My Special Valentine

#52Ancestors My mother loved to entertain and celebrated every holiday that came along.  In fact, when she turned 80 she gave herself a birthday gala.   Two weeks before a holiday, we were asked to mark our calendars and come to … Continue reading

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Favorite Names

#52ancestors This topic for the week by Amy Johnson Crow is tough.  My ancestors all had pretty common names in their times.   One group in the Kirksey family named their children after heroic figures: Andrew Jackson, Benjamin Franklin, and George … Continue reading

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