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Wordless Wednesday - Stephen Mirota and Friends, 1928

This photograph was taken in Readington Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, when Stephen Mirota was 17 years old. It was taken at his family’s farm. That is Pickle’s Mountain in the distance. 52 more words


Travel Tuesday: Berlin Postcard and Berchtesgaden Salt Mines

Finally got to Berlin. It is a wonderful city but some of the things like the wall and evidence of war damage seem nearly unbelievable. Taking many pictures and enjoying living it up.  101 more words


Amanuensis Monday: 27-31 July 1946

Saturday 27 July 1946

Just moved in our new + own home. Worked at B. Tel. Helped moved some of things over. Am sleeping for the first time in my new bed. 277 more words


(Almost) Wordless Wednesday - Elizabeth Doran Rafferty - Irish Beauty

One of the joys of doing genealogy is connecting with cousins. Sometimes these cousins have photographs of family to share, and I feel like I have just hit the lottery. 136 more words


Wordless Wednesday: A Moment in Time

I love this picture for two big reasons: 1) I love the way my great-grandma is looking at my great-grandpa and 2) I’d love to think that this was a full belly laugh my great-grandpa is giving. 37 more words


Amanuensis Monday: May 18-20 1943

There were only a few entries for 1943 in my grandmother’s journal. They are crossed out and I believe it’s because they aren’t from her. These three entries have different writing, different scenarios (like a job) and different people mentioned than when it was my grandmother’s voice. 120 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

While in Sligo, one of the things I really wanted to visit was Carrowmore. The walk from town was pretty and a bit unique. No sidewalks or anything, just country walking. 445 more words