December 15th has always been a special day for me. It is my Grandma’s birthday.
Fola Madge Wehner was born in 1904. In 1922 she graduated high school as Valedictorian.
Do you see the Minerva Literary Society? No surprise there! She went on to become a school teacher. She lived in a boarding house and fell in love with the son of the couple who ran the boarding house. So what did a gal do in the 1920’s when that happened? She moved out, of course! Until they could be married. She then moved back into the house. The house was painted on the cover of Country Gentlemen.
Madge Aebi lived in this house until she died in June of 1997. My cousin and her husband live in the house now, keeping it in the family.
Every year on December 15th I experience a mix of emotions. Sadness that I can’t chat with my Grandma. Joy at remembering the gracious lady she was. And peace at knowing she made me want to be a better person. Do you remember the WWJD saying? I often think what would Grandma do?
December 15th is a day that always makes me smile. I have so many great memories of my grandma.
Here’s my Grandma and Grandpa at their 50th wedding anniversary party. They were both very inspiring people.
Now a little shameless promo! Grandma would encourage it–promise!!
My publisher has put the first book of my series on sale for the month of December only for 1.99!
One potential heiress. One potential missionary. One million dollars that will change their lives forever.
Who in your life inspires you?