Tag Archives: family history

Elbows Off The Table

  “If your mother serves fried combat boot, you kids will eat it.” Thus ended any potential debate on the edibility factor of canned beets and succinctly describes the negotiation-free tone of my childhood. We were five kids who held … Continue reading

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What’s in a (First) Name?

I’ve been going through old photo albums and, as a result, thinking about family and family names. When I was a little girl, I used to imagine what I would name a future daughter. For a long time my choice was Elizabeth, but … Continue reading

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