Monthly Archives: January 2012
I started transcribing this letter thinking it was something very different, turns out it is actually from my Great Grandmother Hickson to my Grandmother (her daughter) May Belle. One odd note, she refers to her as Mabel, not May Belle, … Continue reading
As long as I’ve known my husband his favorite German chocolate cake is the one his grandmother “MawMaw” used to make him for his birthday. It was a simple milk chocolate colored cake with a sugar glaze, no coconut frosting. … Continue reading
The American Legion Building sit on the banks of the San Marcos River, in San Marcos Texas. It was built in the 1920s, likely by the veterans of WWI. Note the gentlemen playing dominoes in the shade of that Burr … Continue reading
After spending the previous day flying from Texas to Baltimore, working in an archive for hours, then driving to Atlantic City we were slow moving the next morning. Instead of heading out first thing I decided to download the pictures … Continue reading
This is a letter my grandmother wrote to her oldest son and daughter-in-law about the birth of his youngest sister, my mother, when she was just four days old. I think it was also to remind them to bring some … Continue reading
This is from the Uhland, Texas scrapbook they submitted to the Farmer Stockman Magazine for the “Rural Progress Neighborhood Contest.” Photo circa 1947 they won the contest for 1948 and several more times over the next 10 years.
My husband and I recently decided to attend a conference in Atlantic City regarding a business venture were are considering. I planned out the budget for the trip and soon learned that my husband had a prospective client in the … Continue reading