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Amanuensis Monday: May 15-17, Aug 1, 7-8, and Dec 24-25 1944

These are the last of the 1944 posts. There are a few 1943 that I’ll post next Monday and then a few 1946 that I’ll post the Monday after that. 291 more words


Freedom in the Danish West Indies

Today, July 3rd is Emancipation Day a Holiday throughout the US Virgin Islands formerly the Danish West Indies. Emancipation Day commemorates the day in 1848 when enslaved Africans on St. 277 more words

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday - Dorans in Strollers

This photograph of James Doran and his son was taken in the early 1950s in New Jersey. It looks like the cars were parked in a field, and that it was summertime. 73 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Knocknarea

Going along with last week’s Tombstone Tuesday, here’s more from our trip to Sligo, Ireland.

We had seen this hill while we wandering around town and asked the owners of the B+B we were staying at about it. 300 more words


Amanuensis Monday: May 7th- May 14th 1944

Sunday 7 May 1944

Dear Diary,

Didn’t go to sunday school. I’m mad at Bonnie for not going to the show with me. But I went anyway with Mom, Dad, Dick, Betty, Kye, Agnes, + Dickie. 402 more words


Wordless Wednesday... on Thursday

I know I’m late but since today is my wedding anniversary, I thought this would be fitting, even though a day late. :) A few favorite wedding pictures:


Tombstone Tuesday: Sligo Ireland

In 2012, my husband and I spent a month in Ireland. We started in Dublin and traveled the coast all the way around to end up back in Dublin at a month’s end. 519 more words