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Florrie and Aggie: The Almost Arsonists

This is a story told to me by my mother, Gladys MARTIN HEISER (1921-1999). The story was shared with her as she wasn’t present when it happened. I believe this happened in the mid-1940’s at a farm in Sykesville, Carroll County, Maryland. My grandmother, Florrie THOMAS MARTIN (1894-1979) and her sister, Aggie THOMAS JEFFORDS (1897-1966) […]

See Dead Uncle Carlisle Move and Talk in This Blog Post

My Heritage (myhertiage.com) has some tools to use on photos. I wrote a few blog posts a while ago where I showed what their tools could do. Here are links for them. Colorization Makes Old Photos New Again The Good, The Bad, and The Funny They’ve added more tools recently, and I tried them out […]

Celebrating National Corn on the Cob Day

Today is National Corn on the Cob Day. Corn on the cob (or ‘the bone’ as a late family member used to say) is one of the delights of summer, and eating it brings back precious memories for me. Learning to Shuck Corn My grandma, Florrie THOMAS MARTIN (1894-1979) taught me how to shuck corn. […]

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