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1-23-2017 Journal Update

WIP: Finished another block of my daughters graduation afghan.  It is the drill team boots and hat.  She did it for a year in high school.  113 more words


The puzzle of Jemima Georgeson

I do love a good puzzle, especially when you find the last little piece of the puzzle fits in perfectly and proves all your remaining outstanding questions. 405 more words

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Location, location, location!

We take for granted today the relative ease and affordability that one can be transient, especially when single or in a couple without children. May jobs permit or even require us to be mobile. 951 more words


Jacob Ressler (1817-1874)

My 3rd great-grandfather, Jacob, was born in 1817, probably in/near Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and was of German descent.  Samuel Ressler (1790-1863) was most likely his father or uncle and lived 10 houses away from where Jacob and his family owned land in Cicero, Tipton County, Indiana in the 1850 census.  171 more words

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Jacob's Dream

Jacob’s Dream

You took me to a concert
in a darkened auditorium.
The spotlight was cast upon you,
reflected in your glasses.

You were in the lucky seat, 199 more words


1-21-2017 Journal Update

Health: I think I caught a stomach bug from my son.  His went away within 48 hours so I am hoping mine will be gone by Monday.   206 more words


Family Tree Status

I thought I was doing good till I put it in writing!  Time to get busy!  How are you doing with your Family Tree Search? 600 more words