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A Biscuit Tin Heirloom

This tin showed up at my mom’s house when I was a teenager. It sat on a small coffee table in my mom’s living room. She kept some orange and yellow artificial flowers in it and leaned the top against the side of the opened tin. I didn’t think much about it for years. I […]

A 1914 Valentine

My grandparents, Joel Daniel MARTIN and Florrie Jane THOMAS MARTIN, became engaged in January 1914 and married in June of that year. Florrie sent Daniel a Valentine that year, likely the first romantic valentine she’d ever bought.         My grandparents were tenant farmers and lived in many houses over their life together. […]

Whose land was that? Part 3

This is the 3rd and final part of this story. Here’s links to part 1 and part 2. The 1930’s I don’t know if it was the Depression, or the loss of Louis, or Louisa getting older, or a combination of all three; but 77-year old Louisa BEDECKER was no longer working or running a […]

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