My Dearest Grandma…

Where do we come from? Who is our family? Why do we feel so deeply when they leave us? We are intrinsically connected to our loved ones and family in so many different ways, and I am no different. My grandmother (Donna Mae Blocher) died eight years ago yesterday, and I still think about her... Continue Reading →

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Making a Difference – An Update

Note: This is a repost + edit of an older blog post I wrote in a previous incarnation of my blogging life in June of 2011, only about two months before my late Grandmother passed away. How many times have you seen a death certificate or vital record that lists the deceased individual had died... Continue Reading →

Tombstone Tuesday: Females First

Every single week here at The Hipster Historian we follow the blog prompt Tombstone Tuesday (originating from Genabloggers) and we've really enjoyed it -- see the past two weeks here and here. Why females? Most of the time when you find headstones, it tends to downplay the significance of the females in these worlds until... Continue Reading →

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