I wish I could dig up some of our ancestors and insult them for leavingThose are the words of outspoken Lucy Aldrich after admonishing her sister, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, to take better care of herself. Lucy's perception was that Abby was run down from doing too much and from being too conscientious and attentive to the needs of others.
us . . . their . . . conscientiousness.
Have you ever thought of digging up your ancestors? Or insulting them for a trait you inherited or one that was taught from generation to generation? Not me! I need all the help I can get with my family history and I don't want to alienate one single ancestor.
Quote is from Bernice Kert's book, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: The Woman in the Family.