The Color Purple

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 30: Health PROMPT: Week 30's theme is "Health." A person's health has such an impact on everything in his or her life. Do you know of any health related events in an ancestor's life? What about an ancestor who worked in medicine or health care?  My Granduncle James… Continue reading The Color Purple

The Farmer and the Cowman–and the Government–Should Be Friends

My grandfather as a high school senior. My maternal grandfather, Clifford Lorraine Harding, was born on this day in 1909 in Junction City, Kansas. He was a successful farmer in Northeastern Kansas. I fondly remember visiting my grandparents at their home in Lawrence, and I particularly enjoyed going there in the summertime. While my granddad… Continue reading The Farmer and the Cowman–and the Government–Should Be Friends