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Archive for the 'genealogy' Category

Forgotten Stories of the Finger Lakes

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Forgotten Stories of the Finger Lakes Our first visitors to our new home here in the Finger Lakes were Llewellyn’s sister and her husband. They were here over Easter weekend, and bestowed many notable gifts upon us. My brother- and sister-in-law continually amaze me in their ability to select and find gifts for people that […]

A Belated Birthday

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Grandparents, wedding 1926 Originally it was my intent to post this on Sunday, August 3, when it was written, but I was distracted. Sunday would have marked the 110th birthday of my paternal grandmother, Alice McGarvie. Originally from Glasgow, Scotland Alice emigrated from Glasgow to the port of Boston along with her niece in 1922. […]

Cookbooks & Genealogy

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Recipes Compiled by the Prattsburgh Historical Society Last week, after my early bird visit to the dentist, I went for a walk around the Village. I must confess to falling into prior bad habits of visiting yard/garage sales and also dropping into antique stores as well as church sponsored thrift stores. To the point where […]