My maternal grandmother was a huge University of Kansas basketball fan. Like me, my grandmother grew up playing basketball in school. While I’m sure that had something to do with her passion for KU Basketball, my mother tells me that her mother became more interested in KU basketball when the family moved from Iola, Kansas,… Continue reading Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk!
The Great Plains
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 14: Great Week 14 should be great... because that's the theme! It could be someone many generations back (like a great-great-great-great-great-grandfather), an ancestor who did something "great," or someone who was great in some other way. (And remember -- there is no "wrong" way to interpret a theme.… Continue reading The Great Plains
The Harmonious Hardings
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 13 PROMPT: Any musicians in the family? How about someone who loved music and dancing? What about someone who makes you think of a song? Reginald Harding I am a professional musician. My parents are both musicians. But even before that, members of my mother's paternal line--the Hardings—were… Continue reading The Harmonious Hardings