MAY 7 2020
“It was a far cry from the life in England, but she accepted it as a challenge and filled her role well. She was a hard worker and did all the crafts of a frontier homemaker expertly. Her family was known for their refined upright and general good breeding. She never lost her poise or her love for flowers, her command of the social graces or her sincere humanity. There was always a place in her home for that one who needed help. For her grandchildren there were always cookies, often made extra good with caraway seed from her own garden, and words of encouragement and stimulation to do right. The soles of grimy shoes and sticky fingers went unnoticed in the sweetness of her hospitality.” -written by an anonymous descendant?
This week we celebrate mothers.?
Mary Ann Perkes was my 3rd Great-Grandmother. She was the mother of Katherine (I told you about her yesterday).?
Today’s cufflink is: GRIMY SHOES AND STICKY FINGERS.