Honoring My Favorite Vet

I was trying so desperately to keep up with the #30DayFHWChallenge from Family Tree Magazine but I got off-track with an assignment that is due for my genealogy class at Boston University and so when I checked in today to see what the writing prompt was, I was shocked it wasn’t something to do with… Continue reading Honoring My Favorite Vet

Family Wedding – Day 5 of #30DayFHWChallenge

The prompt for day 5 of the #30DayFHWChallenge is to select your favorite family photo, and write about the moments just before and/or after the photo was taken. Why was it taken? Was your ancestor happy to be in it? This is a weird/hard one for me because as I’m not close with my mom’s… Continue reading Family Wedding – Day 5 of #30DayFHWChallenge

New Obituary for Clara Lou – Day 4 Family History Writing Challenge

Day 4 of the #30DayFHWChallenge is to write an obituary for an ancestor. Be sure to include information about any surviving ancestors, the deceased’s occupation, and his age at death. My grandma, Clara Lou Peters Stewart, died in September of 2002.  While my aunt, who is the gossip columnist for our local paper, wrote a… Continue reading New Obituary for Clara Lou – Day 4 Family History Writing Challenge