One Day Less to Live

Images, transcriptions, and historical notes on the 1927-1931 diaries of my 2nd great grandmother, Annie Florence Macdonald (born Annie Florence Morris).

The Captain’s Sea Chest

An old wooden sea chest that turned out to be the Pandora’s box of my maternal ancestry; full of not only innumerable photos, letters, and newspaper clippings, but also diaries and even pressed clothing.

The Siberian Coal Mine Mystery

Family legend turned unsolved mystery by the discovery of newspaper articles both supporting and disputing the story of Captain Joseph W. Morris’ imprisonment, chained to a corpse in an underground Siberian coal mine for three years.


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