Category Archives: History
I am concerned that a family member won’t be interested in collecting/saving the family history documents. Continue reading
My collection of family history is immense. I am hoping that when I pass off this world, that at least some of my offspring will find the material of interest and perhaps do more research.
First Day of 2019 My furniture and big boxes all arrived in Deception Bay, just after Christmas. The unit looks chaotic – still, and I have a lot of work to do to sort it all out. I am missing … Continue reading
It’s funny when people think that somehow I am royalty – when I call myself Lady Di, so that they can understand my name.
My Interesting Topic I’ve spoken at two writing events about Obituaries. I met up with some of the attendees beforehand who asked me what I was going to speak about. I’d laugh and say “I bet you are dying to … Continue reading
Old Habits I am a senior, and I do have some “old habits” – some of which relate to domestic chores. One is window cleaning! I was one of the young women who were trained to be “wives and mothers” … Continue reading
I went to the Glass House Mountains yesterday to visit a friend. It was a great day, for several reasons, which I will explain. There were 7 of us at a lovely property, right next door to a big pineapple … Continue reading
This is quite a sad day for me – as a piece of crochet that I created back in probably 1970 was destroyed in the wash today. It is a handkerchief – one of the many that I did way back … Continue reading
King Henry and Hampton Court Palace. One day, yes, one of the cold “beast from the east” cold days, my cousin and I went to visit Hampton Court Palace. It was a short train ride from Surbiton and another short … Continue reading