Tag Archives: hardship

For Better or Worse, Richer or Poorer, in Sickness…

My great-grandfather built the house in 1872, in Stony Point, Michigan.  My grandfather was a farmer. He worked his father’s farm, along side his dad, and they grew vegetables together. He made a meager living by selling the vegetables from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Hope Valley

A friend of ours sent us a beautiful card, with a photograph of Hope Valley, California on it. Hope Valley was probably first seen by John Fremont and Kit Carson in their mid winter trip across the Sierra in 1844, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments