Monthly Archives: February 2015

Resident Spotlight: Rosalind Byrd

Posted by Kia Crawford on February 4th, 2015 in Eagles Landing, GA | No Comments

Where did you grow up?: Rosalind was born on October 23, 1950 in Atlanta, Georgia. She grew up in the same area that she was born in.  She was the 4th oldest child and the first girl in a family with 6 brothers and 2 sisters.  Today she has 3 brothers and 2 sisters living.

Rosalind graduated from George Washington Carver High School and received an Associate’s degree in Secretarial Science and Bachelors of Arts degree from Georgia State University and has a Master’s degree in Special Education from Clark Atlanta University.

What are some of your favorite memories from your childhood?: Rosalind states that some of her favorite memories from her childhood included playing street ball with her brothers and sisters. She played basketball and was captain of the team. She was co-captain of the track team in high … Read more...

Resident Spotlight: Dorothy Missfeldt

Posted by Kia Crawford on February 2nd, 2015 in Alpharetta, GA | No Comments

I was born Dorothy Ebbert in 1917 in Whitewater, WI . Our family, to include two brothers, eventually moved to a farm in Ft. Atkinson, WI. I recall during my childhood days driving a horse-drawn wagon with a dragging machine attached, for the purpose of picking up rolls of hay and tossing them into the wagon. When my brothers and I wanted to go to another town about 11 miles away on July 4th each year to experience the fireworks, the chores had to be done before we could leave.

Even though my ambition was to be a nurse, one of my teachers suggested I would be great as a math teacher due to my interest and abilities with numbers. So I went to college to be a teacher but after 18 months it was necessary that I leave school … Read more...