FABULOUS MARY FRIDAY

This Christmas story is about a woman, my grandmother, Mary Rustine Transue. For the purpose of this story, I will refer to her as Mary. However, she lives in my heart, as Memmy. Mary was the Mother of fifteen children. She was hardworking and dedicated to her family and friends. Mary was filled with a never-ending love. When I close […]

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The Christmas Orange

It was 1927 two years before the Great Depression started in the United States. ¬†Although times were tough, no one could ever imagine the depth of what was to come. But, for Mary and Amzi Transue, June 8, 1927, was a good day. A day filled with hours of anticipation, pacing by Amzi, and Mary doing what all expectant mothers […]

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