1938 Helene Duck, Mary Kimmerly Duck

My 99-year-old relative and a blogging hiatus

What a busy time summer was, with the year off of work and a very busy baby and family! I haven’t written much in the way of personal updates in the past two years that I have been writing here, but I wanted to do so today because I’ve taken a break from writing posts…

1906-1907 Christmas list

100 year old Christmas list

As many of us in 2013 are thinking about holiday gifts and loved ones, I thought it would be interesting to share my great grandmother’s lists from a century ago. The lists go back to 1906, and I’ve posted the pages from 1906-7, 1912-13 and 1923. Christmas presents – 1913 Mother – felt shoes Mrs.…