Monthly Archives: October 2009

weekend blues…

I know this column will not be a great success with either the single group or the married one. Neither group wants to hear about unhappiness or loneliness for that matter. Most people want to read about solutions to problems they are suffering with. I have solutions to this problem as well

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put your money under your mattress

You would have to be hiding under a log at this point in time not to notice what is going on in our economy. I am not an economist. Far from it. I actually failed math for several years and had to go to summer school. Once my seventh grade teacher caught me cheating by […]

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still thinking…

It has been a while now since I returned from Painted Post and the birthplace of my grandfather and I am still mulling over what I discovered on the trip. Someone asked me today what I had learned from the experience and I replied I had gained compassion for my grandfather and an understanding of […]

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Homestead Happenings…

I spent the morning at the Homestead with Dawn and Neil and was given a tour of the place. I saw the one room schoolhouse where my Grandfather went to school located on the property. I imagined him walking there each day probably under the supervision of one of his older sisters holding leather strapped […]

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Photo’s of Watson Homestead

family history in East Campbell, New York

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Watson Homestead, East Campbell, NY

  Once I began to be curious about my grandfather information started coming my way. It was as if a window had been uncovered in my mind and memories I had from my childhood became alive. I could actually remember his voice and the look of his knarled and veiny hands. I could see his […]

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