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Buying Sketchbook

I decided to purchase a sketch book, and practice my drawing skills. It’s been a while I touched a brush and a pencil!

(Well, technically speaking, I use my pencil everyday, mostly for my homework and exams, which are mostly about numbers and counting.) 135 more words


Gräset var nog inte alltid grönare på andra sidan...

Kusin Anna (Rossell) och brodern Charlie A Nelson levde och dog på andra sidan Atlanten… långt från den lilla by på Listerlandet (Lörby, Mjällby sn, Blekinge) där de en gång föddes, men Annas utförliga brev gjorde att jag fick kontakt med ättlingar till deras unkel Sven. 1,631 more words

1887 Atti di Stato Civile - Nocciano



Nocciano #1 Filed 3 Gennaio 1887
Name: Maria Casucci
Birth: 3 Gennaio 1887, alle ore anti meridiane una… 4,521 more words


Family photos

I have been going through some old family photos today and, despite a lot of work with Mum in those last few years, there are some where I can’t identify people or places. 132 more words

Déjà Vu and DNA: Just How Connected Are We?

Have you ever known who was going to call right before the phone rang? Yesterday, I experienced this sort of premonition twice. First, my husband and I were talking about my son’s upcoming soccer practice and whether or not we were going to commute together with his friend and his father. 617 more words


A map of Czech-Americans

In my continuing series looking at demographics of America, I now turn to Czech-Americans. Using Census data, I’ve mapped where people reporting Czech ancestry live in the United States. 74 more words


The Downside Of DNA

If you have been reading this blog you are aware that I have 3 brick walls.  They are solid walls made of steel with no doors or windows.  984 more words