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!
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
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 22: Military PROMPT: What is something you've learned about one of your military ancestors? I recently discovered information about a family member who died in combat in Germany in World War II. I knew that this new (to me) information would be material most appropriate for this post.… Continue reading The Fighting Falcons