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Full Circle: At the Wheel

My Senior year of high school Dad took me car-shopping, explaining that although he’d drive the new car for a while, it was intended eventually for my use. 996 more words


Some Occupations You've Never Heard of Revealed in English Surnames

It’s easy to guess what an ancestor of someone named Cook, Carpenter, or Smith did for a living. With other occupational surnames, though, either the word or the trade has become obsolete, so the meaning is hidden. 41 more words


The Hardest Part of Pregnancy (so far) -- 7 weeks

Don’t hate me, but I still don’t feel pregnant!  I feel 100% myself, except more hungry and EXTREMELY TIRED.  I eat pretty healthily usually, but I have been drowning myself in carbs lately.   642 more words


Inversions and Name Changes

It’s Week 37 and there’s barely anything new to report except that the baby’s clothes are all washed and folded and (surprise!) I have more complaints. 292 more words


Emigrating photographers

The 19th century saw many refugees and emigres arrive in Britain. Some were fleeing persecution, others looking for a better life. Many set up as photographers soon after arriving, mainly in large towns or ports such as Hull, Bristol and London. 91 more words

19th Century