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CRUMBS OF HISTORY

What will you leave behind
When it’s time for you to pass on?
Will your work as a researcher be lost,
And all your efforts be gone? 71 more words

Our lady of Lourdes Church and Shrine - Whitehouse Station, NJ

I loved the shrine at our church when I was a child, and we often walked over from the church after Mass. My sister and I had to wear our Sunday dresses and hats, and our brothers also dressed in their Sunday best, since they were often serving as altar boys. 298 more words

Blogger

The letter M.

Me: I decided my next blog post is about John “Motherfucker” Burton.

Scott: OH, COME ON! MY GRANDMA READS YOUR BLOG!

This post is dedicated to Scott’s grandma.

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Humor

Sharing My World

Does your first or middle name have any significance (or were you named after another family member)?

My mother chose my first name because she liked it and at the time it was not a common name. 172 more words

Cee's Share Your World

Ways to honor your heritage through a name

A couple I know is expecting their first child this summer, and as I was talking with them about names they liked, the husband mentioned that it was important that their child’s name reflects his wife’s heritage. 768 more words

Family Names

Sexism by anti-sexist activists

Change doesn’t come easily.

7 March is International Women’s Day, activism against gender inequity is experiencing a ‘third wave’, supported by writers, scholars and civic organisations alike – and yet, old habits are… 599 more words

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