Henry served multiple purposes in Silent Ties. He allowed me to share a little about a Black family living in the colored section of town and dependent on the canning … [Read more...] about Blog 27 | Henry
Silent Ties begins with a description of Missy’s home - a beautifully painted white house with a bright green door, two porches, and beautiful flowers everywhere. Later … [Read more...] about Blog 26 | It’s not our house.
Today, career options seem unlimited because of the internet. The choices available for men and women are vast, and the ability to search colleges anywhere opens the … [Read more...] about Blog 25 | Addie, “What’s my option?”
Conversations with my mother-in-law brought about the idea of addressing women working in the 1950’s. Women attending college was not the norm. It was the rare exception … [Read more...] about Blog 24 | Not just working women – Career Women!
Pictures like this of my father and his sister Shirley astride the workhorses helped to provide much of the background for Silent Ties. Many small farms during that time … [Read more...] about Blog 23 | The Workhorses