Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Weekend Memories withour Grand kids

Since we became Grand parents, Memorial weekend has always been “our” weekend. The one weekend we were guaranteed our special time, if only for a few days, with our grand children. Sometimes we’d go to the beach, or go on … Continue reading

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Garden Progress

Our garden is showing some progress already. We actually harvested a few green beans already which is really surprising since we got started so late in the season. We’ve planted: Bush, Half Runners, and Pole Beans, Onions, Garlic, Potatoes, Tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Today’s family research trip failed but….

Our trip to Morganton, Nc Genealogical Family Research Library failed to find the connection needed to identify Hubby’s 5x Grandmother. But we did learn a few new things regarding researching mid 1700 and early 1800 marriages. They are not always … Continue reading

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Researching Hubby’s 5x Great Grand Mother

On Wednesday we’re headed to Morganton Nc. We are going to visit the Burke County Library’s Genealogy Society Room to do some family history research. We’re hoping that we can locate more information on Hubby’s 5x Great Grandmother, Betsy Garrish. … Continue reading

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NC Arboretum – Wicked Plant Exhibit

Hubby and I went to the North Carolina Arboretum just outside of Asheville. We visited their Wicked Plant Exhibit which showed all the hidden dangers of many household plants, vegetables, garden flowers and various plants. Some are used as poisons, … Continue reading

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Days gone by…

We often hear or read about these “out houses” in stories or from tales of relatives having to run out in the pouring rain or freezing snow to use one. All though it has a nostalgic look, I for one … Continue reading

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Robert Scruggs House – SC

According to the National Park Service’s brochure this cabin was typical of those who settled in rural areas, during the 1800, of the Carolinas. The house is located in Gaffney, South Carolina near the Cowpen’s Battle field. These settlers are … Continue reading

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