Thursday, December 24, 2015

My Three Children

Top picture was getting ready to take Donna the oldest  to her piano recital. 
The other when they were teenagers, Steven , Jill and Donna.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Father and Mother

Remembering Christmas past:

The top is my fathers mother and father.
Botton is my mothers mother and father , father is holding my mother
on his knee.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Family Photo's

Sorry to say I have not identified her yet, but she is lovely.
I would say this was taken in the 20's what do you think? 

Friday, December 18, 2015

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Now this Is Climate Change

"Heaven and earth shall pass away, but My Words shall not pass away.
Matthew 24:35

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Christmas Then Easter

I learned something yesterday at coffee, the lady sang 
a Christmas  song about Baby Jesus, And this is what she said: 

Do you know Christmas is why
We have Easter?
I know it is true but never through about it that way.

Friday, December 4, 2015


The Daily News
New York's Hometown Newpaper
Front Page

They went on to say 
Prayer is meaningless platitude

And this is what 
I have to say!!!!!

History will show if you care to read it. That when a nation turns it's back 
On God's plan, He will bring judgment to that nation.
God gave each person a choice, believe on My Son Jesus Christ  or your human
Guns don't kill until the person that  make a choice to pull and shot.
God will  hear prayer and comfort His People.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Anna Did This For Me

My mother did these praying hands, after she died I took it from
her sewing basket. My sister got all her other sewing  things.
I have had it in my sewing basket from 2003 to now I showed it to Anna and she said it was done so well I should frame it. Anna  did all the embroidery wording for me.
I love it.
J, Anna's husband is very sick  and in the hospital she is setting with him day and night,
please add them to your prayer list.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Japanese Gardens

We took time to go on a much needed walk Saturday in this peaceful garden.
 gigantic fish
I think these are Swan's look to big to be Ducks.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Thanks --

I had 2 great suggestions:
so this is a book by Roger Bruner
The other was books I have read.

Come to fine out I know this authors mother -in -law.  

What fun to fined that out. I am reading the book and enjoying it.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Dead Wake

By Erik Larson
He writes great books of history.
This is about the ship "Lusitania" before  America got
in the 1st World War. 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Anna at Work

We worked on Anna's project and she was so pleased
They will be Christmas gift's.
 This is Anna doing a good job
The Bennie did have a suggestions
 She choose  little gold and pearl buttons for this one. 
 This she did with white lace with little tiny pearls. 

Monday, October 19, 2015

New Project

My friend and I are going to frame some of her Cross Stich and something
my mother did long ago, I have been carrying it around in my sewing box
since she died in 2003. I can just hear her now " well it took you long enough." 
Mothers "Praying hands"

Anna needs some buttons and she is going to look at mine.

Maybe she can find some from this mess that will work for her.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Move is Over

And now to get some project going. I have a lot of things in mind
like sort out family pictures to get them is order. Make sure names and dates are on them.
My Tate side

need to name little girl.

Alexander side of family?
Lots of work to do .

Wednesday, August 19, 2015


A lot of years and time  went in these books  researching our ancestors.
Now what to do with it and keep it safe?
I called the Tennessee Genealogy and they said they would like to have it .
Want that be nice when I started they had very little on our family's.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

My Ancestors

 This is my Great, Great, Great, Grandfather and Mother
He is holding his law book. I have lots of court minutes about
him in court , he was an elected District Constable
from Obion Co Tennessee
William Presley and Sophia Kelly Tate
1818--1900,         1823--1891
and this is his oldest son
Do you think with out the face hair they would look a like?
William Kelly Tate

Thursday, August 13, 2015

My Brother

 This is him and new wife in 1990 Kathy
This is their beautiful daughter Mary Griffin.  These two will be getting married in Sept.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Monuments Men

By Robert M. Edsel
L.D.  over at "Larry's Creative Zone" is reading this book.
So I downloaded it and been reading , WOW!
Hitler perpetrated on the people and nation his war on their Culture??
sound like today all over.
"Purge and then rebuild"
Is this not what is happening today after 70 years of freedom?

Monday, July 27, 2015

I Have To Get Back

to this quilt, it is big and I said I was not going to make big quilts any more.
Should have sent it out to have it quilted, like the Bennie said'
Not happy with the green color on it, but to late to tear it off.
I have one more quilt ready to make the Grandmother Flower
Garden. I will make two lap quilts out of it.
 What has slowed me down is pain in my right hand
I have had arthritis in my back for some time from a horse
fall back in the late 1980's. That is why I had to give up my job.
back in 2005 couldn't stand up long with out pain.
Now it is in my neck could that be why it is now in my hand?
My doctor just would not do much about it. Then I found out
I could not just make appointment with a Rheumatology doctor.
My doctor had to do a  referral then the rheumatologist  had to
think about taking me as a patient???
So that was months ago and out of the blue I get a letter saying
I have an appointment on Nov.24 2015 with the kind Rheumatologist. 
Medicare has changed  the rules for old people 70 and over. 
Like they say I should have taken the pill when I hit 70????
(Yes I am being sarcastic)

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

My Nook E-Reader

Has a problem It stop connecting  to Wi-Fi Wireless network
I can't download books any more. we have tried every source
of help.  Every thing in the house that works from our Wi-Fi 
is working but Nook. We understand many others are having
same problem----To bad for Barnes and Noble Bookstore.
Because we do have Kindle e-readers  

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

O-No Now They Are All Bigots -- But One

My great- great- grand father's were Confederated Soldiers in 1861-1864, and lived
But thank God there was one great- great-grandfather that was a
Union Soldier he is still a  honorable man in 2015  and he died 1864,
in the war  (thank God also) he had my great grand mother
in 1858 before he went to war or I would not be here.
In 1963 In the book "To Kill A Mockingbird"  Atticus Finch played by Gregory Peck was
a symbol of perfect man in America.  Now in 2015 he is a bigot.
Something tells me I don't live in the same America I was born into in 1939


Friday, July 10, 2015

Go Set A Watchman

Have you heard about the new book that they found of
Harper Lee's? Read first about the suspicion about the book.

I think I will wait to see what happens and the reviews
before I get the book.
What do you thank?

Saturday, July 4, 2015

The Mockingbird Next Door

By Marja Mills
This book was one that Lady Jane over at "Our Cozy Abode"
has been reading. Always looking for a good book to read.
downloaded to my Kindle e-reader.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Soldier"s Wife

By Margaret Leroy
This is the first time reading one of her books.
It is a historic  fiction about World War 11 occupation
Of a small Island off the coast of England. 

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Apostasy In The Land

The tentacles of socialism and bureaucracy strangle and
destroy free enterprise. Freedom to succeed or fail in life
through one's own motivation and decisions is neutralized.
Individuals no longer take the responsibility for their own
decisions and actions. Apostasy and evil, along with
 dishonesty and hypocrisy, immorality and greed, power
lust and racial prejudice, become the tools of politicians
and the dissension of the hoi polloi.
R.B.Thieme, Jr

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Daniel Webster

Hold on to the Constitution for if the American Constitution
should fail there  will be anarchy through out the world.
We must hold fast to the miracle that is our  Constitution
and our republic; we must not submit our constitutional
freedom, and the promise of our nation, to judicial tyranny.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

From The Past

Came across this old picture of my grandmother and mother
with my sister and three cousins.
Mother is holding me, this had to be taken in 1940's the little girl standing
on the steps and me are the only ones that are still living. My sister is the tall girl on the steps. The
baby lived, just  died a few years ago. The little boy died not long after this was taken.
I think we were visiting them in Saint Louis Missouri.