Is The Old Dushee Shaw Half-Way House Haunted?

I wrote this article for Candid Slice October 2013. Being an article about spooky things, I thought you might enjoy it! Here is the link: http://www.candidslice.com/shaw-half-way-house-haunted/ The old Dushee Shaw Half-Way House is becoming increasingly well known as a place of history and of ghost stories. This building is near what is now Coats, in … More Is The Old Dushee Shaw Half-Way House Haunted?

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