Author Archives: Natasha

The ugly rug

We needed a rug to cover a stain on the floor. We didn’t want to spend much for a rug that the cats were likely to destroy. We looked in several stores but couldn’t find anything that we liked. We … Continue reading

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where hobbies, hijinks, and capers go bad = my childhood #2

Originally posted on I didn't have my glasses on….:
another day, another hobby. in the late 60s this was a book that i longed to own i loved to get mail and loved to get free things what could…

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Mother’s Day without Mom

I’ve thought about Mom every day since she died in December. Her death has left me with a huge void in my heart. The week leading up to Mother’s Day has been difficult for me. We have to expect that … Continue reading

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The Divine Miss Skittles

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The DNA test

https://crown7cacb.wordpress.com/2018/04/11/relatively-speaking/ Last week, I told the story of the above photo but not the whole story. Based on the date of the photo, Ella and Santford were married one year after the birth of their oldest child Betty. I asked … Continue reading

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Relatively speaking

Most family trees have complications of some kind…some secrets are eventually discovered. Ella and Santford were married in 1928. The date marked on the photo indicates that they married after the birth of their first child Betty. The best man … Continue reading

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Eyes

Mr. Demille, I’m ready for my close-up… Felix (aka B-B eyes) Sylvester isn’t going to allow his brother to upstage him.

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