"I can remember cob boxes on the wall of the privy at a farm my folks used to visit when I was very young, during & just after WW II. There were 2 boxes. One held red cobs, the other held white cobs. You used a red cob, then used a white one to…"
It has been a while, but I am here now to say Howde-e-e!
I hope you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving with family and friends, as well as reflecting Gods grace and mercy this year. I know I have!
I've posted my blog under 'Spirit…"
"Someone asked about lined paper and while I found absolutely no reference to lined paper, I did find reference to toilet paper being used in china, as far back as the mid 800s.. no, not 1800s. But then, that was China and not the US... but, one…"
"A whlel back we had a U. of Arkansas professor traveling around Texaa, stealing historical documents out of county courthouses & selling them at book & paper shows. He was caught in the act somewhere up around Waco & indicted on the…"
"Super thread and everyone posted some valuable insights. Sad to think of all the history lost by the throwing out of letters and documents! Many documents were often lost due to the burning of towns, ie: the Civil War or by accident. For example, in…"
"When Jane Candia Coleman was researching Big Nose Kate for her novel, DOC HOLLIDAY'S WOMAN, she found Mary Katherine Horoney's surviving family. They told her "We had a whole stack of letters from Aunt Mary (as she was called in the…"
"I believe another version of "history lost" is the verbal communication between folks. I, probably like a lot of you, learned a lot of history simply by listening to my parents and asking questions. I was interested in the old west even as…"