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Column: Accidents and Incidents on Canadian Railways

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers:

Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst)

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Rainbow Genetics

My hubs and I are really into genealogy.  We are both fascinated with the process of preserving our lineages for future generations and also simply untangling some baffling mysteries that crop up in most people’s ancestry.   912 more words


Angel Card Reading for Thursday

Legacy Of Light: “You are called to bear light, to carry forward the legacy of a spiritual lineage of wisdom and deep service to the earth. 119 more words

The Dreaming Forest

I live in a comparatively major city in Texas. I grew up here, but I spent many years going to uni[*] at a less major city not that far away, at least from an American perspective. 1,696 more words


Ancestor Count Update

My family tree keeps growing.  The ancestor count now stands at 5263.

  Is this person knitting her family tree? Makes me think of Madame Defarge in Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities. 63 more words


Poetry: "Descendants"

A thing on genealogy, ancestry, where we come from… Our roots. 69 more words


Where are the rest of the Vanir?

Norse mythology has many puzzles, and one of them is the imbalance in numbers between Aesir and Vanir. The Aesir, who incude Odin and Thor among their number, seem to have many associated gods and goddesses, while the Vanir seem to have only three: Njord, Freyr and Freyja. 1,537 more words