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Erin Go Bragh! (Ireland Forever!)

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! We here at J. Wendell love celebrating our “wee bit” of Irish heritage and we found this wonderful antique postcard to share with you today. 163 more words

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truffle pigs

We were still firmly snuggled down in our far too airy little tent when the bustling of campers started up well before dawn. It is a strange feeling lying there wondering who is doing what and how close; invariably our imaginings turn out to be quite off target too. 818 more words

Moments In Time

Joseph Althoff & Mary Blackman

High school and college yearbooks provide a snapshot of our ancestors’ youth and the times in which they grew up. As a genealogist and a board member at the… 239 more words

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Finding our New Normal

Note to readers  I started writing this post in January?

Life can drop some serious bird poop at you from time to time and I’m not talking the sparrow variety. 775 more words

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Boy or Girl?

Although wearing a dress, the haircut suggests a little boy. Given the time frame of the photo it would not be unusual for a boy to be attired in dresses, more for the ease of “potty training,” up until the ages between five and as late as age eight. 88 more words

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The Lone Star of Texas

For the third time in the last hour, he pulled his phone out of his suit jacket and pressed the power button. What he read on the display hadn’t changed much since his last check. 3,218 more words