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Journal: Evening 9 May 2018 (Love Of Campers - Origins)

My love of campers, camping and adventures has an origin: my Pawpaw.  I can remember great camping trips in such places as Kissimmee FL, Pipestem State Park WV and Cades Cove TN.  203 more words

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Personal History: May Day 1983, Freshman Year

That is me.  Freshman year school photos.  If I was guessing I would think early in the school year.  So the 1982 side of the 1982-83 school year. 493 more words

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Genealogy: Short Story on Albert Herron

I visited with my second cousin, Nancy, this past weekend. We had a wonderful time discussing our ancestors, family stories and my trying my best to tell our people’s story. 247 more words

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Sports: Collins High School Red Devils (Basketball)

Collins High School Red Devils Basketball Program (Unknown Date, 1970s?)

I have no idea the date on this one.  I am hoping someone can identify that for me.  89 more words

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Genealogy: 1960 Kingston High School - Kingston, WV

I thought I had seen Daddy’s yearbook in a storage tub and it took a bit of searching but I located it.  Side note –  I saved tubs and tubs of paperwork, Air Force manuals, bills of sale for his old business, sports programs, tickets, random pictures, greeting cards and anything that was generally left behind. 451 more words

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Travel: England, France Belgium (1984)

Warning: LONG self-serving blog to remind myself (when I become senile-r) of the amazing adventure in 1984 where I visited England France and Belgium.

I have had a wonderful time the past two days sorting through these old papers and pictures.  4,316 more words

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Journal: Morning 17 Apr 2018

Genealogy has become like therapy for me.  It is methodical, in a lot of cases.  It is putting pieces together of a puzzle that has an echo of familiar.  1,028 more words

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