Uncle Tom’s Books

My maternal grandmother's aunt, Maudine Sweatman was kind of our family's version "Auntie Mame," always traveling to exotic places and doing interesting things. I have pictures of her in the courtyard of Versailles, riding a camel in Egypt and on a Soviet Visa she was given for a trip to the USSR in the 1970s, … Continue reading Uncle Tom’s Books

Distant Relatives, Distant Shores

While the part of the Farlow clan to which I'm directly related have been in Georgia since at least the early nineteenth century, there's a branch at my 2nd great grandfather's level who migrated to Texas. William Wiley Farlow, my 3rd great uncle, moved to Sherman, Texas sometime between the birth of his first son, … Continue reading Distant Relatives, Distant Shores