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I met my 4th Great Grandmother

Last night I broke a brick wall down. I met my 4 GGM. Her name is Martha Ward Smith.

I first found her listed as Martha Smith on the census record  1910 with my Great Great Grandparents Albert Wilkins and Harriett Ward Wilkins.   418 more words

2016 Primary Results - Democratic Candidates – Maryland US Senate Race

Ten candidates in this race but we all knew it was really down to two (Van Hollen and Edwards). I think the big shock was how nasty this race became at the end…glad the commercials will no longer be on every channel I appear to watch. 89 more words


Pairing Dinner Results

The dinner went splendidly. Our guests seemed to have a lovely time, and said so a few times.

Notes: The sparkling pairings were a success. The Salmon pairing was interesting. 268 more words

Wine Reviews

Four wines that are really grape

The madness has subsided and now we make our way into April with a calm anticipation of warm weather and the great outdoors, sans snow. As the temperature rises, the tannins get lighter, which is one of the many reasons why Pettyjohn’s chose this week to test a rosé and this month for our Pinot Noir tasting. 759 more words


More accessible voting touted for Saskatchewan's spring election

Opening up advance voting to everyone and allowing people with mobility issues cast ballots from home should make this spring’s provincial election more accessible than those of days gone by, says Saskatchewan’s Chief Electoral Officer. 447 more words

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Napa Valley Spring Mountain District Day . . . with Smith-Madrone

Here on the East Coast this weekend, we had what the National Weather Service calls dangerous temperatures (I call them it-hurts-my-face-to-be-outside temperatures).  And today, it’s snowing again in Virginia (<sarcasmfont> goodie).   802 more words


Sask. NDP seems split on First Nations revenue sharing

A political scientist at the University of Saskatchewan says a divide in the provincial New Democratic Party over First Nations revenue sharing may be an obstacle for the party heading into the 2016 election year. 617 more words

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