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My grandmother's war

In a sense I am a product of the two world wars. If they had not taken place it is unlikely that I would have been born. 952 more words

Family History

The Cashon family of Western Kentucky

In the Jackson Purchase, and especially in the Graves County region of the state, there will be seen a large number of people with the name Cashon. 1,040 more words

Kentucky History

A bonnet for Ann

I’ve followed the Roses from the Heart project for a while now; a wonderful memorial to the 25,000+ women who were sentenced as convicts and transported to Australia. 159 more words


Working in the Garden- using battery powered machines 

Gardening is hard work-there’s no denying it. I sometimes think I must be mad to try to control an acre of ground. If I turn my back for five minutes the brambles are suddenly head high and thistles and stinging nettles look as if I’ve grown them on purpose. 991 more words


Orphaned Photos #3: Dave and George Carter

This photo is labeled “Dave” over the man on the left and “George Carter” for the man on the right.  I’m not sure if that means “Dave and George Carter” or if they just didn’t add Dave’s last name (I’m guessing the first one!) 162 more words

Mystery Photos

Orphaned Photo #2: Three Children

This is a tough one.  There’s nothing at all to help with identifying these children other than the photographer’s name and location:  C. C. James, Artist, Greenup, ILL. 66 more words

Mystery Photos

William I "The Lion" of Scotland

On this day, 4 December, in the Year of Our Lord 1214, William I “The Lion” of Scotland, passed away. William I is not my direct relation; however, he is my 27th great-uncle—the brother of… 429 more words