You have to remember to take verbal stories with a grain of salt
done :) did actually.. but I do record and keep everything till otherwise proven :)
but it's only when you think about the times your ancestors lived in, you begin to see more of a picture.
Of course!! using a little imagination to put ourselfs in the past to realize the hard
ships they faced.. even though we will never know this. our past is a changed era
as their past is a changed era.
the reality of the past is unobtainable.
individuals reality.. the past is well documented in so many books and so many
eyes of authors around the world.. but its their own realitys they documented
so it is possible. but only for individuals :)
least thats the way I see it :)
All too often, our stories die when we die. Those stories aren't always true either.
it depends on what truth we wish to believe.
back when they were young folklore was real..
my grandmother told my mom about a story of her having to go to the local store
( whatever they called them back in the early 1900s) in Poland.
each day she had to walk past a cemetary to get to this store.. one day she said
it was a different day, and she heard noises and looked towards the cemetary to
see a pair of red eyes staring at her, she ran home as fast as she could scared
to go past it again..
another story ( truth or fiction) was my grandfathers sister wrote to my great uncle
begging him to send her money to come to America.. she told him that their father
was being difficult and he didnt want her to marry , but to be a farm hand and
work for him the rest of her life.. ?? so several cousins tell same story, perhaps
all of them are same grandchildren ?
yes, they are.. and its a true story actually. more then one verification.different