Ora Smith Warren was born on February 9th, 1893 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. From an early age she was drawn to writing essays, poetry, and short stories. In this collection, Ora shares stories about her grandfather, who was a Civil War soldier. She brings to life the joy of community quiltings when friends and family […]
George A. Waller says, about this story, “This style of writing is so Mamaw, I had to google Model A which was common in 1934 which is when Mom (Jane) was 10 years old.” The story takes place near the “Rocky Knob” grade school, located in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Jane’s father is driving her to school […]
This letter is from Jane Warren Waller to her mother, Ora Smith Warren, just after Jane’s fourth son, Bruce, was born. At the time Jane and the family lived in Ipanema, Brazil. It was written on October 1, 1958.
Here’s a fun letter from Jane Warren Waller from 1969! She’s writing to her son George (Tony) Waller, his wife Ann, and his daughter Lisa.
Beautiful, elegant cutlery adds a magical touch to any occasion. These vintage engraved tongs have a scissor-like action. They can be used for serving pastries, cake pieces, sandwiches, you name it! They are six inches long. The two tongs have a delightful floral design woven through the decorative perforations. The handles also have intricate detailed […]
This is part of George F. and Jane Warren Waller’s silver collection. It is a Gorham Sterling 661 weighted candle holder. The bottom says: Gorham Sterling symbols of a lion, an anchor, and a G in calligraphy. 661 Weighted reinforced with other metal This is not sized for a slender taper. It is about 2″ […]
Family photos for the day. My two wonderful uncles! Clearly my uncles were brothers. They didn’t have the option of ‘fierce’ photo shoots back then! And photographers could actually get paid for all those wallet-sized versions … does anyone carry photos in their wallets any more?
Family photo of the day. This is my Dad, George Anthony Waller – it says it was in Hammond, Indiana. Dad, why were you there? And when do you think this was? And why did wallpaper have tons of little dots on it back then? 🙂 Here’s a question – why is my dad in […]
My father George Anthony Waller owned a Triumph TR3 when he lived in New Jersey. The car was only made from 1955 and 1962. It was a cool convertible roadster car. There were 74,800 of these made. Here’s a photo of Dad in his TR3. This photo is from 1966. Does anybody have any memories […]
Christmas 1965. I wasn’t even a twinkle. There’s my Dad George Waller on the right. Brothers Blake Waller and Bruce Waller and sister Becky Waller. And my grandpa George F. Waller. Where’s Grandma Jane Warren Waller? Taking the photo, of course …