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Canada 150 ; Ancestry and Trent Severn

The constant rain in the area has caused high water concerns in many marinas.  Pulling in to our slip at Picton was a good example- the dock was close to being under water.  422 more words

Moon Shadow Log

Too much?

For a few days we had warm, hot, humid and sunny weather beginning on Sunday last week and for the first time since I can remember I was glad I wasn’t working in my capacity as an electrician. 371 more words


Norwegian vs. Slovak: Sun vs. Short Horses

As is mentioned on the “About” page, Anne Macek had Norwegian ancestry and Michael Macek had Slovak ancestry. They would often tease each other about their different backgrounds. 102 more words


Robert Boyle - short of a chemical reaction.

Robert Boyle, the father of modern chemistry, is supposed to be my 3rd cousin, 11 times removed (now that makes us close!).  The pedigree from Ancestry goes from my 6th great grandfather, Moses Hitchcock (1717-1768) to two levels of PRIVATE — male, then female, to reach Samuel Chapman.   99 more words


The Rat Only Comes When You Don't Have A Stick To Kill It.

Damned if you do damned if you don’t,
Hell for leather,

Hammer and tongs,
Till death do us part,

Give up the ghost,
Make hay, 157 more words

Filling a Hole in the Family Tree in My Heart....

The following post has virtually nothing to do with qigong. Oh, well…. I needed to write it, and it helps me to have a target as I write…. 1,910 more words