Cook Stories 10

THE EARLY COOKS (no date given) COOK STORIES 10 Benjamin Stephen Cook's (b1800) Bible-showing pedigree. Benjamin Stephen Cook After seeing the Family Bible and the ancestors copied from another Bible, one of the questions I asked my Grandfather Emory was, "When did the first Cooks come to America?" Grandfather Emory…continue reading →

Cook Stories 7

Main Street of Masonville, Iowa, c1910, where this story took place. QUICK LEARNERS (no date given) Cook Stories 7 One of the facts too seldom noticed is the differences between children born to parents in New York or other Eastern cities and the younger children born to the same parents…continue reading →

The Denver Trip!

The author, on the California Zephyr somewhere in Colorado It's been a few weeks since my return from Denver, Colorado. I went there to visit relatives that I haven't seen in a while and, well, to get away. Oh, what a trip I had! I rode with my daughter to…continue reading →

The Japanese Dolls

These are two of the Japanese dolls from my mother, Sharon Lee (DeLancey) Cook's collection. They were purchased in Japan during she and her husband Larry Alvin Cook's stay while he served in the Navy there. Inscription on base-"Fuji Musume"This is a scene from a Japanese Kabuki drama. This doll…continue reading →