Dee LaPrarie Bass – On This Date In 2005

Floyd Dee Adams – On This Date in 1950

Bill and Dee LaPrarie – On This Date in 1937

Daisy E. Wright – On this Date in 1906

Dee LaPrarie Bass – On This Date In 2005

Nelda, Dee, Krista, Emily and Jennifer. This photo captures our personalities! On this date the 18th of January in 2005, our Granny, Lucy Dee Wright LaPrarie Bass “went home to…

Floyd Dee Adams – On This Date in 1950

On this date the 12th of January in 1950 our Dad, Floyd Dee Adams was born to parents, Floyd B. Adams and Ida Mae Burris, in Yale, Payne County, Oklahoma.  He has spent most of his…

Daisy E. Wright – On this Date in 1906

Daisy Wright On this date the 23rd of January in 1906, Daisy Emma Wright was born to parents John E. Wright and Gracie C. Pierce in Manifest, Louisiana.* Our great aunt Daisy  was one…

Online Grocery Shopping From Home

If you are like me, you may be finding it a bit challenging to stay at home during the spring of 2020 and still provide your family with a well-balanced meal. How should one stock up a pantry and fridge during quarantine without leaving home? What if you live in a small town or rural…

Zachariah Brown – On This Date in 1802

On this date May 26th, in 1802, our maternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, Zachariah Brown was born in South Carolina, United States to father James Brown, Sr. and mother Hannah Smith.* Here is how we are related: Our parents –Nelda Grace LaPrarie was married to Floyd Dee Adams Nelda G.’s parents – ^Lucy Dee Wright was married to John Alvis LaPrarie Lucy D.’s parents…

On Having Enough

When I hear the saying “Mama’s cleaning house” it reminds me of what my mom, Nelda Grace LaPrarie Adams, used to say when she’d had enough: “No more Mr. Nice Mom!”

John T. DeVille – On This Date in 1785

On this day the 15th of February in 1785 our maternal great-great-great-great grandfather, John T. Deville was born Rapides Post, Louisiana to parents Miguel “Michel” DeVille and Marguerite Katzenberger.* According numerous records, John’s name was spelled as John Tee (Gentille) Deville, Johnter Deville, Jean T. Deville, and Juan Deville.** John’s christening was February 27, 1787 in…