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Favorite Things ... Day 3: Name Art

What’s in a name? A lot, actually. The names we choose for our children can be packed full of rich family tradition, and meaningful connections to our greater family … the Communion of Saints. 410 more words

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Six Word Saturday - James and John Doran Making Music

I love when there is a hand written caption with a date on the back of a cherished photograph. James Doran loved playing the piano, especially Dixie Land tunes. 93 more words

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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

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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

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