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421. English Heritage's Wassail

I don’t often enjoy beverages produced by charities concerned with the protection of old buildings, but there’s a first time for everything. While enjoying a trip to the excellent Goodrich Castle in the very photogenic Wye Valley (see below), my lovely missus treated me to a bottle of beer from the gift shop. 192 more words

Four Star

Allen County (IN) Public Library research trip

The Allen County Public Library (ACPL) is a mere 2-hour drive from home for me. So, I decided to take a day trip there to work on some different family issues. 703 more words

My Bibliography

Aaron Ballard~Part Two

When I did some research recently at the Indiana Historical Society to view some Ballard letters, I found these papers included:

Aaron Ballard’s second wife, Nancy Pearson, related these events to her granddaughter, Addie Burris who then told her granddaughters. 422 more words

My Bibliography

On the Rhode: Island escape at Ballard's

Many children are back in school and the weather is still warm, which means now may be the best time to sail away to Block Island. 216 more words

Rhode Show

Friendship is a one-way street

I used to be that person who could only think of stories by hand-writing them first.

After multiple failed attempts to draft a blog while on a ferry (without my laptop), I realize I am no longer that person. 1,524 more words


Photo(s) Friday

Music Monday. New Word Wednesday. And now, Photo(s) Friday.

I took these pictures years ago at Ballard’s Beach on Block Island. Just in case you didn’t know, Block Island does belong to Rhode Island!  61 more words