63-Year-Old News About a 104-Year-Old Relative

It seems like the women in my family are unusually long lived. I think all of the cigarettes and coffee affect us in at Keith Richards-esque fashion. This is an article about Mary Arvey of Bivalve, Maryland who according to my grandmother, is my great-great-great aunt.

Our copy of article was in pretty crummy shape, but I scanned it in and did a little bit of restoration in Photoshop. With older print articles something always tells me to preserve the age of the piece while editing, but it might just be overall convenience since it would take much more time than I can spare to restore this to its former glory.

Family History

I was digging through photos this weekend and found this article from The Daily Times of Salisbury, Maryland about my paternal grandfather, Harold Hovatter. Prior to being overcome by soft cubicle dwellers like myself, my family was a long line of self sufficient Eastern Shore watermen and cultivators of the Earth.harold hovatter, the daily times, kim mitchell, bryce stump, laurel delaware, hovatter