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Six Word Saturday - 20 December 2014

Watched White Christmas while writing cards

My husband and I write out holiday cards each year while listening to Christmas music or movies. This year it was… 70 more words


Looking Back in Time - Sisters Sharing

Looking back in time is what my sister and I enjoy doing together. My sister made the first Genealogy Sisters blog post on 16 December 2011, and since then we’ve been going strong in our family research. 220 more words


The Person Formerly Known as Short Pants

My uncle’s name was J. No, it wasn’t Jay. It was J.

This was a guy who was born in 1911 so it wasn’t like his parents were into some symbol for the person formerly known as Prince thing. 438 more words


Six Word Saturday - Giving Thanks

Giving thanks for all I have!

Giving thanks to my family and ancestors for their love, courage, and fortitude. I’m also thankful for the stories they have shared. 51 more words


Friends and Family - 1937 - Hunterdon County, New Jersey

These four neighborhood friends posed for the camera in 1937 at the Mirota farm in Readington Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Luckily for me, their names were written on the back of the picture. 323 more words


Six Word Saturday - Looking at Pennsylvania Death Certificates today!

Looking at Pennsylvania Death Certificates today!

Today I’m having lots of luck searching through old death certificates online. Years ago when my sister and I started doing genealogy, we had to send away for records like this, or spend time looking through microfilm at state archives. 438 more words


A rose by any other name might smell as sweet, but ...

… roses don’t indulge in matrimony, to the best of my knowledge.

They do have individual names, so you know what to expect by way of leaf and blossom and flowering habit. 836 more words

Thinking, Or Ranting, Or Both