Tag Archive: Miller

Mar 10

Springtime–Flowers and Memories

Spring is less than two weeks away. Although this has been a fairly mild winter everyone is always ready for spring this time of year. One sure sign of the upcoming spring season is the arrival of seed and plant catalogs. We received over a dozen catalogs this year, many more than we usually do. …

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Mar 07

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob & Gertrude (Miller) Deitsch

This is the tombstone of Jacob and Gertrude (Miller) Deitsch, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: DEITSCH Gertrude Deitsch Died July 13, 1902 Aged 75 Y 8 M  21 D Jacob Deitsch Died June 20, 1891 Aged 67 Y 1 M   17 D According to …

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Jan 13

Offering Envelopes, Old and New

The late Don Caffee used to have an amusing little saying about church. He said, “Whenever two or more are gathered, there will be an offering.” This little quip, called a Donism by his son, is fairly accurate. At the end of every year Zion Chatt’s members get their offering envelopes for the new year …

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Jan 06

Driving Grandma

It is hard to imagine not driving–not getting into your car and driving whenever and wherever you want. But that was the case with both of my grandmothers. Neither one could drive. At least neither one ever had a driver’s license or drove an automobile. My grandmothers, Gertrude (Brewster) Miller and Hilda (Scaer) Schumm, always …

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Jun 17

Painting

Painting. Not my favorite thing to do, but I can do it. No, not fancy painting. Not portraits, landscapes, still life, faux wall painting, or the popular chippy distressed furniture painting. Just basic painting. This was my latest project just this past Wednesday. Something I have been wanting to do for some time. We constructed …

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