[APG Public List] [TGF] Origin of a homemaker's habit
rondina.muncy at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 08:16:18 MDT 2010
Debbie, I also assumed it was to keep the bugs out. It's an odd habit. I sit
mine up while my daughters both sit them upside down.
Rondina P. Muncy
2960 Trail Lake Drive
Grapevine, Texas 76051
rondina.muncy at gmail.com
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Eileen Souza <eileen.souza at verizon.net>wrote:
> I was told that it was to keep the bugs out.
> Eileen Souza
> Eldersburg, MD
> eileen.souza at oldbonesgenealogy.com
> From: Debbie Parker Wayne <debbie at debbiewayne.com>
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> Sent: Wed, September 8, 2010 11:20:24 AM
> Subject: [APG Public List] Origin of a homemaker's habit
> I am new to this blog thing that has blossomed so much these last few
> years. I
> decided to use the "Wisdom Wednesday" blog theme to share a habit my
> taught me and survey others about what they were taught and possible
> origins of
> kitchen habits.
> My question is whether the practice of storing glasses and cups upside down
> the kitchen cabinet really originated during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. I
> think it did. A statement during a genealogy presentation a while back made
> question the origin of this habit.
> My full post with the origin of this question can be found at
> If the URL above wraps you can go to <http://debsdelvings.blogspot.com/>.
> the "comments" link at the bottom of the post to leave a response.
> If you want to share your family's position on this important historical
> homemaking issue <grin> but don't want to post a comment on the blog, you
> e-mail me privately. If others are interested I'll post a summary of the
> responses. The older women in my family who might be able to answer this
> question are no longer living so I thought I'd gather our collective
> The reminder from geneabloggers.com about this theme made me start
> thinking of
> things I learned from my grandmother. I know I am preaching to the choir
> but don't get so busy you forget to make time to talk to the elder members
> your family while they are still here to answer your questions, big and
> All of those little unimportant habits may be the spark in your
> -- Regards, Debbie
> Debbie Parker Wayne, East Texas
> Wayne Research -- http://debbiewayne.com/
> Blog -- Deb's Delvings http://debsdelvings.blogspot.com/
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