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A Powell Workout

I spent three hours this morning trying to make the POWELL family presentable on FamilySearch (see Sunday’s post). I wasn’t too rigorous about logging the tasks done but, roughly, 5 children were added to the parents marriage record, about 20 new vital record sources or… 184 more words


Anderson County Antics

Anderson County is home to the small towns of Clinton, Norris, Oak Ridge, Rocky Top, and Oliver Springs. Many communities in this area were originally developed by the government as an experiment in urban planning and to support employees of ongoing confidential and/or industrial projects. 923 more words


PC Powell

I wrote on LaF about a slight accident, the report of which prompted a reader of the Scarborough Mercury to write an acerbic letter to the Editor.  633 more words


Four-part harmony.

The Gospel Four, circa 1940.

Like The Soul Stirrers, the Gospel Four were a quartet with five members. Founded in the Lucama area, the Gospel Four achieved local fame fed by their weekly radio show during the 1940s. 114 more words


Abstract: The Art of Design - Platon

Episode 7, Season 1, introduces us to Platon (born: 1968) a Greek–British photographer who initially trained in graphic design, but who is now best known for contributing some of the most iconic images of twenty-first century world leaders to publications such as Time Magazine . 406 more words


Gee Willikers! I have suddenly realized that retirement is all about doing things you could have never done while working. In my case, a school principal works 24/7, 365 days a year and makes few friends, other than children and a faculty. 492 more words

Travels And Adventures

Restaurant Review: Rudy's Gourmet Pizza [Portland]

Vegan pizza is easy to find.

But good vegan pizza is very hard to find.

There are some places in Portland that try hard and have good options.   301 more words

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