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Nuestros Padres, Los Abuelos.

Tengo un buen número de amigos y parientes que por diversas razones han decidido no tener hijos jamás.
Lo que sucede automáticamente cuando tomas esta clase de opciones de vida, es que quedas sumergido en “la lucha del trasgresor”, porque es tan difícil que la sociedad comprenda y deje vivir en paz a quienes toman caminos poco usuales y alejados del estándar esperado, que es pan de cada día tener que escuchar opiniones vacías de gente que cree de plano que estas equivocado, confundido y que necesitas sus sabias palabras para cambiar de opinión (…) 404 more words


All the Livery

As promised, the longer article on my Civil War search for four brothers!

My multi-year search was sparked by an article in the Railroad Employee… 3,850 more words


52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #52 - Julia (Card) Card

Relationship: 4th Great-grandmother

Holy Cow! Is this my 52nd ancestor in the 52nd week post? You bet!

I know I fell a bit behind at the end of the year and have backposted quite a few in the last couple of days. 470 more words


52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #51 - Henry Menard

Relationship: 4th Great-grandfather

Henry Menard is a very recent addition to my family tree and the result of some dogged research into finding four brothers who fought in the Civil War: 214 more words


Javanese Paternal Bonding Ritual

Semarang, Central Java.

Dec 15th, 2015.

A culture as old as Java is likely to have highly evolved rituals and traditions.

And quite naturally their system of beliefs and life is different from any other. 190 more words

Culture Kaleidoscope

A Father & His Daughter

I was at Chick-fil-a recently, standing near the condiments waiting for my to-go order for my scattered family. A 30-something year old man came and stood to my right. 190 more words

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #49 - Paul Norman Allison

Relationship: Husband of 1st great grand niece of wife of 5th great uncle

Just for fun, I thought I would pick an obscure, convoluted relative from my tree.   609 more words