Hi Aha, the two good old wicked sister's of the West! I think they are afraid you'll get something from your mother that they won't. If you can give me the name of your father's schooner and his name, I may be able to get some information for you. I do research for a few companies and I do work for my husband who is a yacht builder, so I may get lucky. As I also said I am into my own family history so have some good websites. Also took a genealogy course. We can see if that works, and if it doesn't then I'd leave sleeping dogs lie for a month or so and then take your mom for lunch and ask her about the memoirs. Tell her it's important to you and that you'll let her read everything you write for her approval. In fact, here's an idea, get her involved in it and this way you may well get some good information. Kids (no matter how old) never really know what their parents were like during their marriage and you just never know if you mother has had some bad times with your father and times she would rather forget. Again, you are not abusive! You may be driving your mother around the bend continually asking her about the memoirs but that is NOT abuse. Take a rest from it and let your mom sort things out in her own mind. If you would like me to help you just post me, and if you don't want the help I'll understand. Marcy No you're not abusive, but persistent. What was between your mother and father is private and she sees it as that. There are things she may not want you to know. I am doing an album on ancestry and many of the older folk in the family keep "mum" and "don't want to discuss it" or, "why do you need to know?" I'm patient and sometimes I can get information out of them when I talk about old times when I was growing up in the 40s and 50s and then they step right in and tell me a little more about how things were in their day. Be patient! I would suggest that you ask your mother if she could tape the memoirs for you and this way she can let you know what she wants you to know and keep the rest to herself. Explain why you want to do this and be sure when you write those memoirs that you do it with integrity and honesty. I write as well, and if I can't tell the truth I won't put it in. Good luck Marcy Marcy, These are not Memoirs of My Mother & Father's private life. My father owned a schooner & he sailed to Norther Canada (Labrador) numerous times. He made a log or diary of these adventures & now they are in my mother's possession. I have asked for these many times in order to write a book on his adventures. She has told her daughters that I am attempting to obtain these diaries. My mother does not call me an Abuser. My two sisters are trying to convince my mother I am Abusing her & they also state "I am Abusing my Mother". I see no Abuse in my activities. As you stated , I am persistent. How can such a request by me be perceived as Abuse when my two sisters are never present when I ask for the diaries ?? (I am not well liked by my two sisters -- They both perceive my insistence as Abusing our mother).
There are several Fathers jokes. Jokes.com offers several humorous jokes.
There are several websites which provide great ecards. American Greeting provides several Fathers Day ecards.
Unwed fathers have several rights in the state of Alabama. The fathers can see the children, they can pay child support, and the fathers can request visitation.
Several of the founding fathers were lawyers, but the best known was John Adams.
Abusing alcohol over a period of years, especially when combined with smoking, raises the risk of developing throat cancer, cirrhosis of the liver, and several other physical problems.
There are several excellent websites that provide information on college grants for single fathers. Here is one of them. www.educationconnection.com/Fathers
Though jdf has several meanings you are not responsible for your fathers affiliations.
He wrote his memoirs but was soon stricken with Altzheimer's, so he could not do much the last several years of his life.
Several types of viruses and worms
Yes probably because they have several weird fetishes
Not exactly the male has several females in the troupe he dominates.
Yes. One litter of kittens could have several fathers, especially if the female cat wanders around the neighborhood where lots of toms live ;)
Dill has had multiple fathers and it is impossible to say their names for they are not known because of several reasons: 1. There have been numerous fathers. 2. Dill tends to lie a lot. 3. Harper Lee does not give an exact amount of fathers he has had.
Britain refuses to join the UN and has led several attacks on them in the recent past at the headquarters in New York.
Yes, several were. Washington was the Master of his lodge and had a Masonic funeral when he died.
If the bleeding from a dogs paw refuses to stop after applying pressure for several minutes, it will have to be cauterized by a vet. Placing pressure for several minutes, several different times should stop normal bleeding.
Yes they can and do. One lot of youngsters can have several different fathers.
Most wasps are undeveloped females. The queen is the mother of the group of wasps and mates with several drones.
It can have one of several problems. You need have it examined by the vet. You also need to check what insects are living in the trees in your pasture.
Grant and Hoover wrote notable memoirs. Nixon, Ford, and Clinton wrote books that gave their take on some issues in their administrations. Carter has written several books, some of which contain autobiographical information. Eisenhower wrote a book of stories he told his friends. Hayes kept a diary that has been published. There may be others.
His fathers name was Gordan Ramsay, however he passed away several years ago.
several things, they could mate and the female become pregnant, or the female refuses to mate and she will not become pregnant.
Yes. Dahl has used experiences from his own life in his fiction books, and has written several memoirs such as "Boy." He has also written auto-biographical short stories.
The Russian Government has banned Americans from adopting Russian children. This is due to several instances of American families abusing their adopted Russian children.