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
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
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
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
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
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