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Dock Walker's Homestead

This past October I took a trip with most of my mom’s siblings to Bromley, Baldwin County, Alabama. In an earlier blog post I posted pictures of them going to the Westview Cemetery,( 30 more words

Projects

Cottonwood Farm

  Cottonwood Farm, Wherwell England, home of my ancestor John Osgood,my 6th Great Grandfather, 1595-1651.  He emigrated to America in 1638 on the ship “Confidence”  landing in Ipswich and subsequently moving to Andover.

Genealogy

Tracing My Ancestors

Above is a sample entry I found regarding my ancestor Mary Caroline Willis Hauthaway.  She was one of the daughters of my Great Great Grandfather.  That would make her a Great Great Aunt.

Genealogy

Home

I describe one of my favorite runes, Othala, as being all the things that come up when one thinks of their home – it is a rune embodying the gifts of the ancestors, the immovable wealth that is our land, our inheritance, our history, and our bloodlines. 472 more words

Runes

Forgiveness

Day 05 of my Write Chain challenge! These past few days have been wonderful, spending a few moments each night with my manuscript and I’m looking forward to spending the coming weeks and months writing. 210 more words

Family

Down on the Farm by Carol P. Christ

In the past week I visited Cherry Ridge, Honesdale, Wayne, Pennsylvania in the Pokonos, where I was welcomed by my third cousin Marcia Perry Gager whose family never left the place where our ancestors settled.  1,233 more words

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Timely Traditions/les traditions

This watercolour, ‘Path at Roma’ helps unite the strands of my thoughts tonight. It was painted in June 2016 at the Roma historical village. This site is where Jean Pierre Roma established his international trading post in 1732 by the shores of Trois-Rivières, PEI. 347 more words