Once Upon a Life So Real

by Regina S. McKay

 


We moved from Virginia, where Lane and I lived for about 25 years, to Texas, in late '04. For me, it is like returning to my roots. I have always felt a connection to Texas. My grandmother was born here, and my great grandmother is buried here.

Thanks to Carla Noffsinger, for encouraging me to write again and to become a member of the OS Family. Through the information Carla posted on OurStory about her family genealogy, we discovered that we are cousins! Her great-grandmother (Lucinda Mentoriah Vaughan) and my great-great grandfather (George Washington Vaughan) were sister and brother! We knew each other for months before we learned this. Imagine that! Amazing!

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12/12/2009

Life Feels More Normal Now

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The Friday after Thanksgiving, Lane flew to Virginia to visit with his mother and sister, and our Foster Daughter. Lane, our Foster Daughter, and some friends loaded up a rental...
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Posted on Dec 12, 2009
10/31/2009

Our Crazy, Wacky Summer (2009)

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It began with our landlord telling us that he was selling the house, and that it would be on the market by the end of August. Since we did not want to buy the house, by the middle...
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Posted on Oct 31, 2009
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All Is Fair in Love and War?

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As a female child of the 1950's and 60's, I wore petticoats, and I absolutely HATED them! To me, there was nothing as uncomfortable, and even downright torturous, as a petticoat....
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Posted on May 09, 2009
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