He’s Single, Gals

“Eve has another brother, Robert, a metalsmith, 2/c, who has been in the Navy for two years, and is now on the East Coast. He’s 6 feet, 3 1/2 inches in height, weighs 194, is 20 years old, and he, too, is single, gals.” Robert Frederic Palmer was born on January 6, 1924 at Maternity Hospital … More He’s Single, Gals

Coastal Geologist, Good Friend

“Coastal Geologist, Good Friend;” that’s how Cousin Susie’s tribute, written by her parents, begins in their local newspaper, The Carlisle Mosquito. Susan Elizabeth Zielinski, my grandmother’s niece, was born on April 30, 1970 in Concord, Massachussetts to Robert and Sally (Handel) Zielinski. She and her older brother, Steven, grew up in the small town of Carlisle, and … More Coastal Geologist, Good Friend

The Scamps

This week’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks theme is “So Far Away,” and I’ve decided to write about the adventures and travels of my Uncle Bud, my Aunt Iva and my Aunt Blanche–also known as “The Scamps.” “This will be a feeble attempt to write a partial life history of Milton Cook and Mollie Bond … More The Scamps