~A Sojourn~ Life on Planet Earth~
header photo-Riley Moore Falls, Oconee Co., SC
"Did you ever suffer an attack of a wandering foot caused by the lure of that mystic unknown? There's is no permanent cure, relief only had
while making the wilds your home."
I think I need to update. I'm not traveling right now so I'm busy doing all sorts of chores and going about every day life here on my homestead. It's time to do a little decorating so I jumped right in..
Hung a wreath on the porch door...this is the one I've been using the past 4 or so years I still like it...
My Thanksgiving was quiet for the most part, just myself and my son...And the dogs of course...their stockings are up ready for The Dog Whisperer to visit...
Of course I hung them with great care! We had a nice fire that day...
it was pretty chilly so...they snuggled into their beds
Awww the good life...
Then a day or two after I tackled the tough job of decorating the tree! This year Im keeping it so simple...it took less then 20 minutes to do...lol but I think it makes a statement.
...even artificial ones!
Then rain and rain and rain... Seemed it would never stop finally it did. I'm still cutting up lots of wood to burn
Then as part of my volunteering I put this small church cemetery on Find A Grave, there is 136 souls here and maybe more in unmarked graves. I don't like unmarked graves...a forgotten soul and forgotten history.
not the original church since the oldest grave was from 1908, so I imagine many remodels over the years
And I'm still working on getting a photo posted for each memorial. It is a lot of work, but I think it is an important thing to preserve. There are literally thousands of small churches spread all around our county and the surrounding counties...I could do a new one every single day if I so desired! Check out this homemade stone, it does not contain all the info I'd like such as dates of birth and death, or the entire name but it is better than nothing!
Rev D Brown
This is a small but old congregation. 110 yrs! There is so much to be learned from the past. Here and maybe elsewhere most churches are still segregated. This is an African American Baptist Church. My sis and I have worked hard on making sure the AA churches are placed on Find a Grave, as it is a great resource to research family history. Certain sectors of the population have been over looked in recorded history so we are doing our part to get that info out there. Since Find a Grave is now part of Ancestry.com it reaches more people...I do however like the old site better than the new one they released this year.
I have no bird photos? HOW did that happen? How about some crows making lots of noise...check this out..
I always take my decorations down the day after Christmas, so I will enjoy these for a couple weeks then back into the boxes they go!