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Sonnet - NaPoWriMo 2016 - Day 23

Sonnet for St. Andrews’ Honour Boards
Anzac Service 2016

As season turns to autumn pay homage.
Raise eye to thirty six names written.
In silence, another honour list listen. 84 more words

Tradition still sways married Swiss women

Since 2013 Swiss women can legally keep their surname after marriage. Photo: Gary Minnaert

Tradition still sways married Swiss women

Published: 04 Apr 2016 12:20 GMT+02:00… 457 more words


Character Map and Family Names

A very astute coworker dropped me an email the other day, referring to an old post I did about naming your families so they won’t mess up Windows naming conventions. 198 more words


John Doran, born 1838 - Belfast, Northern Ireland Clan

The baptism of John Doran, dated 10 March 1838, is shown on this record from St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland. This could be the record of my great-great-grandfather, with his parents listed as Bernard and Ann Smyth Doran . 479 more words

Family Names

6 Easy Ways to Honour Friends and Family with Your Baby's Name!

Family names can make wonderful and meaningful middle or first names for babies. But what happens when the names in your family tree don’t quite suit the family you are in the process of building? 493 more words

Baby Names

Six Word Saturday - 26 March 2016

Thinking of cuddly stuffed bunnies today!

I love this photograph of two-year old Evelyn Stewart.  She was born in 1919 in Kingston, New Jersey. Her mother, Maude, wrote the short caption on the back. 58 more words

Family Names

What's In a Family Name?

Family names are interesting. In many cultures, they tell a story about your family history. In Japan, they often refer to where your family comes from, rather than a job. 85 more words