My Grandmother’s Childhood Through First Marriage

I wrote a more detailed version of this post about child labor in the early 1900’s  in the following atricle: http://www.candidslice.com/lost-childhoods-mill-labor-in-the-early-1900s/   for Candid Slice, in honor of my grandmother, Nina Alexander, my mother’s mother. My grandmother, Nina Alexander, was born in 1901, 36 years after the Civil War. Nina spent her earliest years on her family … More My Grandmother’s Childhood Through First Marriage

What Dependence?

After my husband’s death ten years ago I was very proud of the sense of confidence I gained from how I could take care of most problems and decisions by myself. If something broke or needed fixing, I looked it up on the internet and when able to do so, fixed it. When something was … More What Dependence?