Monthly Archives: April 2012

Grandma Flora

Flora Mae McIntyre Smith, (April 25, 1925 – January 11, 1977) a quiet spirit who was never known to say an unkind word about anyone. I am inspired by her sustaining love. I was blessed to know Grandma Flora for … Continue reading

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Ora Walker

My great, great, grandmother, Ora Walker, was born April 6, 1891 in Brownsville, TN. She died September 28, 1971 in Kewanee, IL.  She came north to Kewanee possibly sometime between 1925-1931, after leaving her first husband, Charley Hess, with whom … Continue reading

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Ancestors

Lately, I have been collecting and writing stories about my maternal ancestors. All of my maternal grandparents passed away when I was still quite young. Watching other children with their grandmas made me feel that I had been deprived of … Continue reading

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My Myriad Muse

Last year during Women’s History Month, I chose one woman for each of those 31 days of the month to feature in a compilation that I posted on Facebook: “Women Who Inspire Me.” A little over one year later, I came … Continue reading

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