|One of my last days home over the summer, my Grandpa wanted to go|
through the things in his workshop. So, they packed him up and took
him home for the afternoon. When he found this box of pencils and things
he thought maybe I could use it at school.
|A common activity in history classrooms is to give students a bunch of|
"stuff" and have them try to figure out what it all means...who did it
belong to, what time period is it from, what was it used for...
|If the layer of sawdust covering the contents didn't clue you in to the|
fact that he like to build, this might.
|He loved going to auctions. My mom said that he could tell her almost|
everything he bought at every auction he had ever been to...and
that would be quite a few. He was great at finding hidden treasures.
|My senior year of high school my Grandma was in a very serious|
car accident and spent a long time in Edwin Shaw.
|I think there is a specific genetic marker in the DNA of people|
from West Virginia because it is definitely in their blood.
|I'm trying not to worry that the FBI is going to come after me....|
but I'd love to know how he got these.