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Here We Go

We are on the road.  It seems like a blur—Maryland, then Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.  This morning, Alabama.  Every place has a different story in my family tree and another set of stories and meanings for the Ancestors who lived in each state and county.   245 more words

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This Morning's Grist.Org Piece

Claire Thompson did a very nice interview/write up on The Cooking Gene–Southern Discomfort Tour for Grist.Org! We have SIXTY SIX HOURS TO GO at this point—so I wish I could say I wasn’t worried but I am–and we really need your help–this is extremely important to a lot of people and I don’t want to let anyone down. 74 more words

Are You Really What You Eat? Or are You the Meals that You Cook?

“Over Yonder”

Cooking at the Greenmarket We have four days left to raise some 3,000 plus for our campaign.  Over 600 people viewed this blog yesterday.   1,914 more words

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Meet Edward Booker, Aged 112

Name: Edward Booker

Relation: Great-Great-Grandfather of Michael W. Twitty through his paternal grandmother, Eloise Booker

Born: 1839

Died: 1953

Where:  Prince Edward County, Virginia around the town of Prospect. 39 more words

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From the Family History Files: Appomattox, April 9, 1865

On April 9, 1865, in Appomattox, Virginia my great-great Grandfather Elijah Mitchell was standing with his brother when he witnessed the surrender of Lee to Grant…and this is how he found out that he was free…as copied from a family history file left to my Father: 120 more words

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We are Featured on the CNN Food Blog: Eatocracy

Great Feature over at Eatocracy Please check it out and share it.  And remember only 6 days left to help donate to the Cooking Gene Project… 45 more words

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Countdown to the Campaign's End: I'm Proud to be a Collard Person :)

Yes, we’re going to keep posting it until the campaign ends on May 6th, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time……Because that’s how crowdfunding works and this work is not a hobby–its a job–we say G-d bless to our… 1,448 more words

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