Category: Family

As I get older and the people around me get older, I have found that people are more willing to share personal thoughts and memories from their lives.  There are a lot of people who have passed on from this life that I wish I could sit down with and have a conversation.  Time is […]

As you might have realized from my blog yesterday, I have a rather large family on my mother’s side. When I was a child we had huge holiday gatherings at my grandparents. Now that all of the cousins are grown and everyone is sort of spread out all over the place, we don’t get together […]

Today is Mother’s Day.  We celebrate our own moms and moms everywhere.  I have a great mom.  She loves her family, my sister and me, and she certainly is a proud grandmother as well.  She isn’t perfect.  But she is a true friend, a good listener, and is always fair in all she does.  She […]

My mother was born in Oklahoma in Roger Mills County to George and Velma Nelson.  She was the fourth of thirteen children.  They moved to Texas when she was about twelve and they only had eleven children at that time.  Before leaving they stopped at my great-grandmother’s house for lunch.  After departing there and driving […]