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Thriller Thursday ~ The Coroner's Inquest

Previous Installments of this Series:

~ Accident or Murder

~The Vanishing

~Dear John

~The Fate of Rhoda

The suspect, John Carter, arrested–housed at Faringdon Gaol– and the body found, a coroner’s Inquest was held in the Schoolhouse at Watchfield.   792 more words

Personal Genealogy

WEEK 12 – 2015: In the same place

I thought I was going to struggle with this week’s 52 Ancestors theme: Same. “What ancestor is a lot like you? What ancestor do you have a lot in common? 326 more words


Why We Read Strangers' Obituaries

By Sebastien Wilcox for Memorial Post

Why do we read the obituaries of complete strangers? Maybe a more fitting question would be “what is love?” or “how do they get caramel inside Caramilk chocolate bars?”  Because questions like these mess with our brains, are purely subjective, and are based on an insurmountable amount of factors – none of which a 500-word blog could ever warrant. 455 more words

Amy Winehouse

Indirect Evidence

• circumstantial evidence 1
• evidence that establishes immediately collateral facts from which the main fact may be inferred 2
• probative matter that does not proximately relate to an issue but that establishes a hypothesis by showing various consistent facts. 367 more words


5* Review: The Pearl Locket - Kathleen McGurl

When Ali inherits her great-aunt’s house she immediately moves her whole family in, despite the warnings that there is something strange about the place. Unfazed, Ali begins redecorating, going through the rooms, making each one her own with the help of her daughter, Kelly. 448 more words

Book Review

Lena's Postcards #19

December 27, 1912, Indianapolis, Indiana, 630 PM

Addressed to:
Mrs. John W. Hackleman

Dear Sister: Etta has been very near the danger line. 73 more words


Voices from the Days of Slavery, Audio Interviews (American Memory from the Library of Congress)

Wow, what an amazing look into the past! It is not often that we can actually hear how older generations lived.  I didn’t know these interviews existed and thought I would share the link. 51 more words