Chasing a Pig

The prompt for 52 Ancestors this week is¬†Random Fact.My mom tells me that her mom had a huge scar on her left knee below her kneecap. The scar was about an inch and half wide and an inch high. It was pink and wrinkly with scar tissue.How she got the scar is an amusing story. … Continue reading Chasing a Pig

Like a Chicken

Many of my ancestors were farmers. Some farmed crops for food and kept livestock, some grew cotton, others grew flax in order to make linen. One ancestor was the first horticulture professor at Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina (Clemson University today) and grew the food that the students ate, among other things. Another ancestor … Continue reading Like a Chicken