Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Skills Your Great-Grandparents Had

I often post about the unique skills our Great-Grandparents had. I believe many of those skills are important to relearn to lead a self sufficient life. I often long for the slower paced, simple life my ancestors had and I try to emulate that where possible in today's world. I have succeeded in certain areas, and need much more work in others!

To help with those skills I lack, I often read about what life was like in past generations. I feel, it brings me closer to my family history.  I really believe I was born in the wrong century and I would have been much more at home in a century of the past!  

If you feel likewise, you may enjoy this article I found! Since my church gave me a free membership to, I have been spending time there in search of ancestors I do not know. One of those searches led me to this article!

I hope you enjoy it!


  1. Interesting list. I am 71 and know about 1/2 of this list. Of course, the younger generation knows nothing on this list.

    1. You are so right! I believe they are skills everyone should know!


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