Tag Archives: geneology

What’s in a Name?

Several friends are participating in NaBloPoMo.  A commitment of a blog post each day of the month.  No.  I am NOT doing this.  Not again.  The theme of the blog challenge is genealogy and I have always said that no … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Monkey Fur Coats and the Tears of Old Men

My paternal grandfather’s sister, Mandy Foster, was a madam in Eureka, California during prohibition. Family history says she worked out of The Vance Hotel, but this is highly unlikely and honesty requires me to confess that I come from a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 42 Comments