Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Who Am I?

I saw people online posting this in the last week. It started on Mother's Day. I, of course, am late. But I will post it here just the same. I thought it would just be a list, no big deal. But when I thought it through, had the actual list in my head, it seemed profound in some way. Touching me more than anything has in a long while.

I AM
Sherida, daughter of
Madelyn, daughter of
Della, daughter of
Olive, daughter of
Margaret, daughter of
Elizabeth, daughter of
Catherine, daughter of
Rebbecah.



So simple, yet not. I am the sum of all of these women. I hold their pain and their joy.



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A Sort Of Rant.

There must be a better way to communicate. Particularly in the genealogy community. It's been a long time since I've had a really...