The tug of history

This past Thursday, I drove 2 1/2 hours north into Central PA, to an old, small, red brick church in the country.  The occasion was the funeral service and burial of my Great Aunt May, and the venue was the church where I was raised, located within view of the farm where I grew up. … Continue reading The tug of history

Rest in peace, Aunt May

May Jarrett Beaver Zink April 22, 1912 - September 7, 2009 Aunt May was my great-aunt. My father's aunt. My Grandma Sara's sister-in-law... and her next-door neighbor for many years (if adjacent farms can be considered "next door" ). They married brothers, my Aunt May and my Grandma Sara. And they each buried their husband in the … Continue reading Rest in peace, Aunt May