Monthly Archives: May 2016

Memorial Day: A Time to Remember, a Time to Honor

I watched the Memorial Day Concert last night on KET. As always, I was very moved by the true stories of sacrifice, hardship and heartbreak suffered by military men and women and their families and friends. It reminded me that … Continue reading

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Where Are the Women? Sarah Ruble Boreing

Sarah Boreing, nee Ruble, was born in 1810 in Tennessee. She married Murray S. Boreing in Washington County, Tennessee, and the couple had eight children. The family moved to Kentucky in 1847, eventually settling down in Laurel County. One of … Continue reading

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Where Are the Women? Jones, Morano, Okawa

No, the names in the title of this week’s blog are not Laurel County women. Nor are they Kentucky women. They are women from New York, Italy and Japan, respectively. Why are they in my blog? Because I just found … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Mina Hauselman

I apologize for my long absence from writing for this blog, but I intend to dive back in this week and be less erratic in my posts in the future. This week I want to write about an “ordinary” Laurel … Continue reading

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