Tag Archive: memoirs

THE IRISH IN ME (part 5)

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I love Green.  I just don’t like mean drunks.  Since it’s St. Patrick’s Day,  I want to dispel the myth of the “happy Irish drunk” and show how it affected the lives of… Continue reading

THE IRISH IN ME (part 4)

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During our childhood, my mother, Alberta LeGendre, spent a lot of time keeping her 2 daughters far away from the Irish part of our heritage (with the exception of Aunt Mary).  And with… Continue reading

THE IRISH IN ME (part 2)

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During our childhood, my mother, Alberta LeGendre, spent a lot of time keeping her 2 daughters far away from the Irish part of our heritage (with the exception of Aunt Mary). And with… Continue reading

The Irish in me…

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During our childhood, my mother, Alberta LeGendre, spent a lot of time keeping her 2 daughters far away from the Irish part of our heritage (with the exception of Aunt Mary).  Mom’s family… Continue reading

ANCESTRY: The LeGendre’s of Arkansas (9)

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For new readers, these are my mother’s notes. They’re retyped with all the errors and with her punctuation. Her memoirs were the gift she left my sister and me in 1992. Alberta LeGendre… Continue reading