Carolyn Davidson Hicks

"My Family, A Journey Through Time"

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May, 2008


Biscuit in my gravy….

That is so messed up! Yet, I love buscuit in my gravy! Let me tell you why. When I was around 16, my mom dicided it was time I learned to make gravy. She said she had to hang cloths on the clothsline. So she directed me to start the process. She yelled from outside to put lard in the …Continue reading →

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Agnes “Aggie” Sheperd Sizemore 5th g-grandmother

Aggie was a Full blooded Cherokee Indian or so they say….. This is a story from an Unknown Author but I thought it worth for discussion! “When Kentucky was first being settled, emigrants from either North Carolina or Tennessee, headed by a man named Cornett, reached the Kentucky River late one evening. They decided to make camp and wait until …Continue reading →

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My Parents

John Henry Davidson Parents: Henry Davidson & Essie Napier Baker Birth: 20 June 1933 Death: 17 September 1973 Charlestown, Clark, In, USA Alice Collins Parents: Eli Collins & Martha Parker Birth: 25 Feb 1934 Leslie, Kentucky Death:

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Vidalia Onion Quiche

Vidalia Onion Quiche 1 cup cracker crumbs (any kind) 5 teaspoon butter, melted 2 1/2 cups of Vidalia onions, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon olive oil 3/4 cup milk 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup Swiss cheese, shredded Salt and Pepper to taste Crust: Combine cracker crumbs and melted butter. Press firmly into a 9 inch pie. Bake at 350°F for 10 …Continue reading →

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Potatoes Dauphinoise

Potatoes Dauphinoise Ingredients 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed 2 tablespoons butter, softened 3/4 pound potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (I use a handheld Japanese mandoline that slices them very thin, 1/16 inch or so) 1/2 teaspoon salt Pepper to taste 1/2 cup heavy cream Procedure 1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. 2. Rub a shallow 8-inch gratin dish with …Continue reading →

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Sleepin In Omelette

Sleepin’ in Omelette 6 onion rolls 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 1 1/2 sticks butter 1 8 ounce package cream cheese 10 eggs 2 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard dash of cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon chopped chives Generously butter 9 x 13 baking dish. Tear onion rolls into chunks. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese, then tear cream …Continue reading →

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My outdoor photography

St. George Island, FL 2007Wakulla River, FL Apalachicola, FL Wounded American Bald Eagle, Crystal River, FL

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Introducing my sons

Introducting Justin on the left, Chris in the middle and Robert on the right! Lot’s of stories about them coming soon…

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I had a dream…

Last night I had a weird dream. Probably because I have just got back from my first trip out of the country. Who knows… Anyway, I dreamed I was lost in a foreign country and needed a guide to show me the way home. Someone said to me, “hey, you’re part Cherokee!” We have a guide that can help you. …Continue reading →

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When all else fails…

Today, the BIG fat cat could not get attention in order to get his dinner early. He tried the usual rip papers apart, tear aluminum pans up, scratch the carpet, etc. When all else failed, he tried the least of all his attention-getters. He went into the kitchen and dragged all the throw rugs around and totally misplaced them. It …Continue reading →

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