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Health: April 2019 Abracadabra and POOF!

I have made one blog post in thirty-three days.  I usually prep blogs and then schedule them to drop on a certain day.  I have not been able to wrestle up the motivation to put in the prep work.  1,768 more words

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Genealogy: Sports - Carlisle WV Mens Basketball Schedule

I had been trying to scan all the old sports programs that Dad had in binders and boxes so that I could donate the hardcopies to his old local library in Oak Hill.  96 more words

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Genealogy: Thinking About Nanner

The past  month or so I have been thinking a lot about my Nanner (Daddy’s Mom), Susie Seletyn.  Today’s photos were dedicated to her and I thought I would jot down a couple of my favorite thoughts.  763 more words

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Genealogy: Shirley Donnelly on The Seletyn Brothers

I love reading through all of the old Shirley Donnelly historical pieces.  There really are quite a few of them.  One of my all time favorites is “Seletyn Brothers, One Gone, Landmarks” – well, I am a little biased as John Chester was my Great Grandfather. 924 more words

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Genealogy: DAR Research

For a number of female genealogists, becoming a member of DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) is an honor they work hard to achieve.  DAR is a lineage-based membership organization for women directly descended from a person involved in the US’s efforts toward independence.  641 more words

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Genealogy: DNA

When asked about my nationality, as a kid I would say “Hungarian, Cherokee and some Polish”.

I have not been able to find the Cherokee as of the typing of this blog (and after years of looking).  394 more words

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Genealogy: What's Left Behind

I had a few conversations this week with my Aunt regarding items left behind after the death of someone we loved.  My Ma’s family always had some issue or another that everyone was pissed about for different reasons and from different angles.  474 more words

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