Wandering Roots

Ramblings about Genealogy, Faith, and Family

Archive for November, 2011

Wordless-Wednesday James and Thomas McCartney c. 1940

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011


Advent Calendar-December 2, The Ever So Wonderful Graham Cracker Cake

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

There are many family recipes that I love, but I must say that this I think is my favorite!  I even found this in my Grandmother McCartney’s recipe files, it was given to her by my Grandmother Terrill. I hope you try it and enjoy it as much as I do.  Added note a big […]

Sentimental Sunday-The Ripple of Our Lives

Monday, November 28th, 2011

No man is an Island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were; […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

There  has been much conversation about when and why our ancestors came to this county. Some insist that many of  them came for the land for the possible wealth of this country.  This may very well be correct. As we all know there are those that came to this country for religious freedom. Some of these […]

Wordless Wednesday-Grandpa and Dad

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Imagine the surprise when I saw what Grandpa had in his right hand! He had quit smoking long before I came along.