Just a little break from my own hard research & travels to share with you some more FUN FRIDAY links:
I have thoroughly enjoyed reading her ancestors stories. Actually, no lie… I envy her ability to find so much great information & piece it all together in a compelling story you just have to read… & finish :D
I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to give kudos to such a wonderful researcher & family historian. Thanks Tami for sharing your family history & your talents :D
REMEMBERANCE STONES – A friend of mine recently had brought me into the light of leaving stones are graves of her loved ones. Even when she is unable to go visit the resting place of her loved ones, she will still find a unique stone that makes her think of them & mail it home to a family member so it can still be placed on their monument in her absence.
It’s said amongst some to be a Jewish tradition. Others claim it is an old “way of life” when monuments & headstones were not available. Placing stones upon the graves of loved ones by visitors built up the “monument” or “marker”. Others claim the more stones, the more visitors, the more one was loved & is missed. …
Hill Country Limestone, out of Austin, TX, (I found on my favorite site… Etsy.com) offers a few new options for your “remembrance stone” that I just had to share! Give them a peek! They are pretty cool!