My Roots Run Deep

 

Stories From My Family History

Little ONe by Pond

In the Pond

Some of the first things we really noticed about my father as he developed dementia was his lapses in judgement. With a farm this resulted in more broken equipment... A wagon accidently pushed into a pond. The oil pan cover on a bulldozer being forgotten. We even...

Col Morgan Morgan

Col Morgan Morgan is known as the first white settler in West Virginia.  I'm currently documenting my line from Col Morgan Morgan to myself.   He was born in 1688 and passed away in 1766.  he was thought to be friends with George Washington and had children go on to...

Robert Carl Richter

My father passed away September 23rd, 2017...  the guestbook is available at: Robinson's Funeral Chapel  The memorial service was at Muncie Baptist Church and included stories about my dad.  Getting a chance to hear some friends and family tell their stories about my...

Humanity and Hulu

I found a new show recently - "Mary Kills People" on Hulu.  It's about a nurse running around helping patients commit suicide when they decide they can't take it any more and don't want to suffer through the future ahead.  In the show they talk about the fact that...

Family Culture

My son is currently doing a project on family culture....  I think the class is cultural anthropology.  The real question is what is our families cultural history.  I also was struck recently seeing online a quiz a teacher gave for extra credit on race.  The real...

Before Amazon? Sears Shopping……

I do a lot of shopping on Amazon - A LOT... before Amazon I went to the store, I'd get in my car and head to Walmart or the grocery.  The boys needed clothes, shoes, a book bag, or book no problem!  I'd head to the store... and I could usually find it.  Now though I...

Halloween? My Grandfather Richter? Little Debbie…

Visiting my mother this weekend, we stopped for dinner at McDs.  The local gathering point for everyone in Oakwood.  While there we noticed two of my cousins having dinner - from my grandfather RIchter's twin brother Lesley. Getting a chance to talk to family is...

A Visit Home for the 4th.

For the Fourth this year we decided to hang out at Oakwood.  We are getting excited about moving home and had to head up and spend the holiday checking out all the fun things we could do. Living out in the country is totally different from living in a subdivision......

In the Pond

Some of the first things we really noticed about my father as he developed dementia was his lapses in judgement. With a farm this resulted in more broken equipment... A wagon accidently pushed into a pond. The oil pan cover on a bulldozer being forgotten. We even...

read more

Col Morgan Morgan

Col Morgan Morgan is known as the first white settler in West Virginia.  I'm currently documenting my line from Col Morgan Morgan to myself.   He was born in 1688 and passed away in 1766.  he was thought to be friends with George Washington and had children go on to...

read more

Robert Carl Richter

My father passed away September 23rd, 2017...  the guestbook is available at: Robinson's Funeral Chapel  The memorial service was at Muncie Baptist Church and included stories about my dad.  Getting a chance to hear some friends and family tell their stories about my...

read more

Humanity and Hulu

I found a new show recently - "Mary Kills People" on Hulu.  It's about a nurse running around helping patients commit suicide when they decide they can't take it any more and don't want to suffer through the future ahead.  In the show they talk about the fact that...

read more

Before Amazon? Sears Shopping……

I do a lot of shopping on Amazon - A LOT... before Amazon I went to the store, I'd get in my car and head to Walmart or the grocery.  The boys needed clothes, shoes, a book bag, or book no problem!  I'd head to the store... and I could usually find it.  Now though I...

read more

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