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Where I’ve been for the past month

I’ve meant to blog, and I’ve wanted to blog, but technology has not been my friend. For the past month I’ve been in the weeds of tech problems: the woes of website maintenance, Windows 10, and my wired internet connection. First, I set out to do website updates. I wanted them done before I updated […]

Sunday Afternoon in the Creek

This week’s prompt for 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is Favorite Photo. The photo below always makes me smile because of the look on the boys’ faces. The smiling one on the left, Carlisle, was not known for being a cheerful person, yet he’s smiling with delight here. The one of the right, Chet, was […]

A Gruesome New Year’s Party

As you know, historical newspapers fascinate me. The article I’m sharing today was fascinating and jaw-dropping at the same time. It’s from the Greenville Daily News (Greenville, South Carolina), dated 7 January 1920. This execution took place on 2 January 1920 – 100 years ago today. From an article in the Chicago Tribune, I learned […]

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