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"Our 'Real' America": Whiteness Is Still A Proxy For Being American

Anyone can make a fool of himself. So it’s tempting to dismiss last Thursday’s mega-gaffe by Florida Representative Curt Clawson as indicative of nothing more than the fallibility of the human brain. 799 more words


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Discover your family history story with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. 80 more words

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Connections and the Search for Significance

While I still have a few blogs to catch up on, I wanted to take a break and wrestle through a concept I dealt with on the way home from an incredible week of connections. 841 more words



Yep, the Kangaroo on the left is photobombing my blog :)

The one on the right does not seem too amused.

I nearly missed updating this as I’ve been head down in the… 696 more words


Lora Fike

Lora Fike is a poet. I mean that in the full encompassing meaning of the word. This woman is a living, breathing embodiment of poetry. There are few people who live to write, who write to survive, and she is one of them. 1,976 more words


Thank you for getting back to me... - Redux

Four years ago…

Sandy was one of the first cousin to write.

My new found distant cousin Sandy posted a message on my new Ancestry family tree page. 340 more words


I think I can. I think I can!

My son’s classmate’s mother died recently. This is the second death of an acquaintance in less than a year. Both were wives and mothers to three children. 588 more words