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 →

Cecil Templeton DeLancey

Cecil Templeton DeLancey1907-2001Seen here standing in front of his parents Thomas Wesley & Nellie Ann (Peters) house. Hey everyone! It's Cecil Templeton DeLancey's 112th birthday today! Anyone remember this guy?! I do. He was quite a character, always full of fun. According to our records, Cecil was born in Woonsocket,…continue reading →

Charles Henry Haynes

Charles Henry Haynes - 1873-1934 Charles Henry Haynes Today my Great Grandfather Charles Haynes would have turned 146. He was born in 1873 and was married by the time he was 22. Charles married Wanda Voelker on September 16, 1895, and the two of them raised 5 children on the…continue reading →