Some Family History – Sontag

Today, I wanted to share with you a story from my great-great aunt Isabel Georgina Homewood’s memoir Recollections of an Octagenarian (published in 1932) about the time she saw Henriette Sontag sing in London, England in 1850 or 1851: [My mother] often went to the Italian Opera, where she and my father had a boxContinue reading “Some Family History – Sontag”

An Inheritance of D’Oyleys

Today, I thought I would take you on a photographic journey through four doilies (or d’oyleys/doyleys) that my mother inherited from her mother. We really don’t know if these were crocheted by one of our ancestors or someone else but either way they are beautiful works of art worth sharing. They are showing signs ofContinue reading “An Inheritance of D’Oyleys”