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Perfect early August weather and great tour. Here are some photos of our day with Tom Dilley at Oak Hill Cemetery. Enjoy the virtual tour – photos courtesy of Marcia Shears.

Over the years I have inherited photographs, slides and negatives from my parents’ families. I have scanned over 6200 of them and still have many to go. It’s time to admit this is a project and get it organized. The first task was to establish a goal, or in this case, goals. 1. Digitize all […]

My family has pondered over the origins of the family fudge recipe for years. I remember my Mom making it for special occasions. My Mom and Aunt Carol would tell us stories about how they were forbidden to cook when their mother and father went out for the evening. They would frequently misbehave and make […]