In “You Never Know Who You Might Meet at the Flea Market,” Cindy of Everything’s Relative tells about a remarkable experience with a vendor at a flea market: an orphan photo and genealogy are involved.
Barbara at Life from the Roots writes about her first job in “Sentimental Sunday – My First Job.”
Read the bizarre story of “Madness Monday: The Body Snatchers!” at The Gene Gleaner.
At Kindred Footprints, Sharon has written an impressive and moving five-part tribute to her great aunt Mary Flynn, who became Sister Monica and then Mother Monica. Part V is to appear today.
At The Ancestral Archaeologist, read about some sources of information on the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in “Today in History: The Triangle Fire.”
This will be covered in all of the “Best of” lists, but I must mention the stand-out story this week: Jasia at Creative Gene describes in words and heartbreaking pictures the decay of her home city, Detroit, and of her family’s old store and neighborhood in Melancholy and Melancholy Too. A very sad story.
This week I started following these blogs:
Family History Fun
Greenbriar Valley Graveyards
The Gene Gleaner