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Henry Rumfelt: German Regiment, Continental Army, and Valley Forge

I am thrilled to share a well-written biography about my fifth great-grandfather, Henry Rumfelt. I asked permission from the author, Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt, to share this on my blog for the enjoyment of Henry’s descendants. 2,087 more words


Leonard Cohen collaborator shares memorial video for "Traveling Light" -- watch

Leonard Cohen worked with a number of artists on his final album, and today one of those collaborators has shared a tribute to the late legend. 121 more words


Andrew Arreak named one of Motherboard's 'Humans of the Year'

Congratulations to SmartICE research coordinator Andrew Arreak on being named one of multimedia publication Motherboard’s ‘Humans of the Year’. The feature focuses on enterprising individuals who have worked on inspiring science and technology projects over the past year. 37 more words


Death parted them and then reunited them - The Pointing Finger Symbol update

In my  recent post on the Pointing Finger symbol I was bemoaning that I hadn’t found an example of the downward pointing version.

Someone must have heard me because, lo and behold, as I was pottering through Brompton Cemetery I suddenly saw one.  1,104 more words


Centenarian William Bennett

William Bennett, of the Sycamore Mills area of Cheatham County, Tennessee, lived to be over 100 years old. We are lucky to have a few newspaper articles about his life that were written in the early 1900s when he was still alive. 282 more words