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Happy Thanksgiving, People (and Happy Birthday to Margaret)

“Skeptics often distrust the motivations of genealogists. Isn’t this obsession with ancestry just self-obsession? Isn’t it just another narcissistic pastime, sort of a “six degrees of separation” game in which one’s own name takes the hallowed central sport usually reserved for Kevin Bacon? 684 more words

Lessiack People

Shopping for the holidays, watch out everyone!

I was tasked to bring just one side dish to the family Thanksgiving “event”.  I say event because it is that…. something that has become much bigger in proportion then it really needs to be.  488 more words


The Exposure Continues, Bengals Drop 2nd Straight to Cardinals

CINCINNATI—For the moment, let’s dispense with the usual discussion of statistics, records, individual exploits – all those matters that will fill pages and pages on the Bengals 34-31 last-minute loss to Arizona Sunday night in the desert, Cincinnati’s second straight loss. 777 more words


Still three weeks ’til I’m in his arms, but on this day in two weeks (well, two hours past the end of this day as our flight is at 2am) I’ll be getting on a plane to London! 20 more words


My dog is no stunt dog

I volunteered yesterday as an usher for the Stunt Dog Experience at our local performing arts center.  I was awed at these wonderful rescue dogs and how they seemingly did what they needed to.   379 more words