Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Dream to Reality

In order to make a reality my dream of a blog about New Hampshire history, reflecting some of the topics I wrote about in my newspaper column, New Hampshire of Yesteryear, I MUST get to work. I'd like to have it as a reference for teachers who teach this topic in elementary and high school, as well as home schools.

For many years I wrote this column (under a couple of names) for New Hampshire newspapers and tourist publications. It seemed popular, based on the responses I received from readers.

I've even been invited to give talks on the topic, another way I enjoy sharing my research and writing.

From this blog and those columns, I'm also contemplating a book.

(NH State House; sxc.hu image)

Farming Heritage Memory Book

One of my latest projects...at least one I'm contemplating...consists of compiling a book of my farming heritage memories for my daughter, grandchildren and other descendants.  I grew up on a farm and am the daughter, granddaughter and great granddaughter of farming people.

Since my daughter and grandchildren, nieces and nephews have never been involved in farming, I want them to have a sense of their heritage.  Perhaps others will be interested in such a book, too.  I've written about this project, and other farming memories on my Farm Girl Heritage blog.


(sxc.hu image)