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Locating Information on Our Poor Ancestors

Poor Law Union Immigrants To Canada by Lorine McGinnis Schulze

I’ve been following Lorine’s blog for several years. She has an extensive resource on all things genealogy. 173 more words


It is rivers

When they speak it is rivers.
It is pines roaring in the wind.
It is sparrows at daybreak,
Swallows in blue open skies.
It is the rain in old gutters. 109 more words

STORIES OF SPIRIT...The Sound of Spirit [wind chimes in the corner]

It takes a lot of energy for a Spirit to audibly make noise, whether that noise be cupboards opening, floor boards creaking, or the sound of conversation in the distance.   926 more words

Flight of the Seer II


…With this year’s April Workshop, we returned to source.

Five years ago, The Song of the Troubadour birthed our school and opened the gateway to three levels of Enneagram study. 57 more words

Ancient Sites

I'm not one with a sense of proportion

I’ve decided it’s time to get my blogs combined. My life isn’t a bunch of little compartments; it’s a swirl of all kinds of stuff, and acting as if any of it needs to be blockaded away from the rest is silly. 708 more words


Hannah Weston Chapter DAR. Burnham Tavern Open Every Saturday During Summer.

Machias Valley News Observer, Wednesday, June 3, 1936. The Burnham Tavern is a historic landmark of the Revolutionary War.

My maternal ancestor, Joseph Getchell Jr., fought the British in the rebellion for independence of the American colonies to prevent the British from taking their primary resources: timber for ships and their hard-earned money, taxation without representation. 387 more words