Day 12: Craft a poem or love letter from one of your ancestors to his or her future spouse—or, if an ancestor was divorced, write a letter from one to the other explaining why he/she wants to leave.
I cannot wait until that wonderful day when we are married. Happiness has evaded me for so long, and I did not think my heart would ever mend, after the losses I experienced early on. Death is a terrifying thing, my love, and my prayers are that you and I have a long and happy life together and that any children we have would most certainly outlive us.
To think that you would take me on...me a twice widowed fellow, who has not experienced love for any real length of time...that is extraordinary indeed. I will do my best to be the best husband I can be and I will love you always,
Living room mantel So much for interesting posts in December! I will have to pick that up in January... Busy, busy, busy getting ready f...
Day 23: Come up with a pitch for your ancestor’s biography. Is it a sultry tell-all, or just-the-facts? What major theme(s) does it cover? ...
Day 25: In honor of Black Friday, review historical resources like the Sears Catalog and “buy” three Christmas presents for an ancestor. W...