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Wordless Wednesday!

Dear Ancestor…

Your tombstone stands among the rest
Neglected and alone
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished marble stone
It reaches out to all who care… 94 more words

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I was not expecting this.

Wow, I wonder what he was asking forgiveness for? I mean the day started out normally enough, then WHAM! He thinks they are both “sick”? 124 more words

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Insomnia and More Questions

Apparently in 1908 my grandfather didn’t have anything to write about on this day. So on to January 22, 1969:

Interesting that he considered sleeping until 3 a.m. 123 more words

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Those Places Thursday!

Ballymoney, Co. Antrim: Discovering a Murdoch – Love Connection…

Ballymoney is a small town and civil parish in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland where many generations of my Murdoch/k… 528 more words

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Of Poetry, Nixon, and Insomnia

Poppa continues his penchant for poetry writing for January 20 & 21 of 1908:

Jan 20

Come read to me some story
Of the glorious olden time,
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David McKee, who was born in Scotland in 1715, came to the American colonies with his family to escape religious persecution both in Scotland and in Ireland. 118 more words


Dead Man Walking

I descend from Arnold Nesbitt Matthews, his eldest son Richard Hunt Matthews by Muslim, Bibee Gool. I have written a book, published deliberately at a loss so that our side of the story gets out. 598 more words

Arnold Harris Mathew