Thursday, December 30, 2010

Welcome to the party!

On this blog, each ancestor will be honored in turn on their birthday throughout 2011. In addition to a short bio, I will offer each of them a gift idea—something I wish they had had in their lifetime.

Emily Dickinson wrote, “We turn not older with years, but newer every day.” This is my way to honor our ancestors and keep them newer every day for this next generation.

100th birthday party for Great-grandma Hannah Rose 2009

William Butler Yeats: “From our birthday, until we die, Is but the winking of an eye.”