Granddaddy Horace died
before any of the grandchildren
were born. We never knew
him, but, from all Iíve been
told, he was a mighty fine man, a good husband and he loved
sometimes wondered what we would have
called him. Would we have called him Grand Daddy,
PaPa, or Pa? Or,
maybe we would have each called
him something different.
I always had great
admiration for Grandmother. With
being widowed at such an early age, she had to learn to do
things that most women didnít have to do.
If she wanted
something done, she did it. I guess you can say, she was a
before being liberated was stylish.
taught me how to crochet during one of the winter snowstorms
that we use to have. I
have spent many enjoyable hours using
this handcraft. I also share her interest in
Iíve quilted a few items but right now mostly all I do
is piece quilt tops.
October 25, 1906 - May 9, 1950
June 24, 1906 - March 30, 1997