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Mary Sleght Brown

Mary Sleght Brown is a recent discovery and an excellent reminder to return to people every few years for whom you have had no success.  For some time I knew that Abraham V.W. 284 more words

52 Ancestors 2018

May, 2018 Events with Robert Alvarez, the Psychic Witch


There are now two blog posts with accompanying videos on my YouTube Channel, for both the Notions-N-Potions Psychic Fair, at Chill Wine Bar this Saturday, May 12, 2018, 12-6PM.  375 more words


A Travel Experience in the Hudson River Valley

Mid Atlantic Travel Itineraries

The Hudson Valley extends 150 miles above the tip of Manhattan. Designated as a National Heritage Area, the valley is steeped in history, natural beauty, culture, food and farmers’ markets. 572 more words


Recent Opening and Closings of Upstate New York Breweries

If you’re gonna drink beer, you may as well drink local, right? Well, there’s been a bit of news in the Capital Region beer industry and not all of it is good. 242 more words

Eugene Tompkins

Well, it took three weeks but I finally got Research Scope Creep.  You know what I mean.  That moment when you completely ignore the #52Ancestors project criteria (find one new thing on one person on your family tree) and gleefully go down the rabbit hole, gathering bits and pieces as you go.  660 more words

52 Ancestors 2018

Hot Chocolate Festival At Madava Farms' Crown Maple Sugarhouse

Today was Family Fun Day and we were off to… Dover Plains, NY in Dutchess County for the first annual Hot Chocolate Festival at Madava Farms’ Crown Maple Sugarhouse!  1,092 more words


An Expat Upstate: Perspectives on American Small Town Life

Book review: One Hundred Miles From Manhattan, by Guillermo Fesser

Americans tend to get restless and move around a lot. They effortlessly leave one state for another.

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