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Grisdale Cockle Fishermen of the Cartmel Peninsula

‘From Silverdale and Kent Sand side
Where soil is sold with cockle shells
For Cartmel eke and Conneyside
And fellows fierce from Furneys fells.’ – From a Tudor Ballad… 2,141 more words

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A Grisdale Métis Family in Manitoba

In the late 1830s and early 1840s three young brothers attended school together in what would become, but wasn’t yet, the Canadian city of Winnipeg. They were pupils at the Red River Academy, the first school established in the Red River Settlement, an area of Manitoba where Lord Selkirk had established English and Scottish farmers. 2,420 more words

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It may have been a mistake . . .

It may have been a mistake to try to start the big project of cleaning out my craft / sewing room today. I went through several boxes and was having a hard time as it was wanting to throw away my “stuff”–the process actually made me want to start sewing, quilting, painting, and all those other creative things I used to do before I started working so much outside the home. 225 more words

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SUSQUI-TRICENTENNIAL...UH-HUH.

SUSQUI-TRICENTENNIAL…UH-HUH.

Three hundred fifty years, from 1639,

To the year we were married is fine…

Caswells in America–

A little piece of clerica,

Another cheer for 1989! 106 more words

Caswell Limerick Poetry

"A Land of Solitude and Contrast"

Nestled over the hill and through the woods, Wayne County is a small county in Utah with some of the most diverse landscapes in the state. 676 more words

Antique Kitchen Accent

I’m back with another project (the last of this series), repurposing some of the items I recently got from my grandparents. In my Antique Finds… 145 more words

My Grandmother was a Barnardo Child

Christmas came early to my house this week. A long-awaited package containing my Grandmother Daisy’s file of the time she spent in the Barnardo’s Children Home during the early 1900s finally arrived. 1,328 more words

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