This blog is mainly taken from my Great Grandfather's diary. In 2012 we are in the year 1915, after completing 1916 in 2010 and 1927 in 2011. 1915 is the year that my Great Uncle Norman was born. 1927 is the year that my Great Uncle Roger, was born. 1916 was the year that my grandmother, Annah Lee was born.

My Great-Grandfather's name was Bonnie Elmore and he worked as a clerk or secretary for the old Norfolk & Western Railroad, based in Roanoke, VA. Mary is his wife. Norman is their first born son. The Raines are Mary's parents. Skin is Bonnie's brother along with Jake.

Bonnie's work associates and friends are also mentioned quite a bit. Bonnie does a great job of blending everyday life in 1915 with the mention of some world and USA history as well. I do know from a quick glance ahead that 1915 is going to be quite different as Bonnie did not write quite as much.

After Bonnie's diary entry, I will occasionally make comments, maybe tell a little about life in 2012, possibly some current events, and some musing about the Christian faith.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Foggy Mornings

On Saturday, February 6, 1915 Bonnie Elmore wrote: Foggy in a.m., Rest of day, sunshine.  Mr. Schick went out on line. Wrote up estimates of contractors. Stayed at home this night. Talked to Mr. Steffey.

It was really foggy here in 2012 today too.  We went and registered Rachel and Caleb for their classes at school for next year.  I can't believe that this will be Rachel's senior year of high school, coming up!  Came home early today so we could get to the registration on time and also to watch a soccer game with Caleb.  Today was kind of "draggy" day.  I didn't get much of a weekend.  I had to work on Saturday and we had the youth group over last night to watch the Super Bowl.  It was a really good game, but man I am tired.

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