I had seen that the 1940 census was going to be released.
After more than 70 years, that year’s official count of United States residents would become public record, opening up a treasure trove of records for genealogy buffs.
With my 80-year-old uncle driving my 83-year-old mother back from her annual winter stay in Florida, perusing the records together when they arrived would make for a great night of story-telling about their teen years in New York.
Red and yellow and pink and green. Purple and orange and blue. I can sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow, too. Listen with your eyes and sing everything you see. I can sing a rainbow, sing a rainbow, sing along with me.
April is a month of new beginnings. Birds are coming back from the warm climate and we’re awakening in the morning to beautiful tunes. Easter flowers are blooming — tulips, redbud trees and dogwood trees. April is a wonderful month for awakening. April also is a good month to think about forgiveness.
Sarah Anthony has a sweet business operation. Literally.
Anthony, of Hodgenville, owns Sugar Fashion Cakes, which offers cakes and cupcakes to customers with an emphasis on custom orders. Cakes can be sculpted in shapes ranging from a doctor’s medical bag to the iconic dogs playing poker scene.
But I have such a difficult time letting my 3-year-old boy just be a 3-year-old boy.
He’s silly and rambunctious and I love all of that about him. But as his mother, it’s my job to rein him in when I can. To keep him from jumping off the arm of the sofa or to keep him from hanging the upper half of his body out the open window of his upstairs bedroom.