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Entries from July 2010

Digging In The Roots And Branches

July 24th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been working on my Family Tree photo site. I’ve been sprucing up the place and adding new photos from recently found relatives. All that housekeeping renewed my interest in solving some of the mysteries among the photos. Like, who were these fine fellows? Most of the photos had [...]

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Tags: Genealogy · Ramblings

Hello Out There

July 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

OK, you know the drill… where has the time gone… bad blogger… so busy… and all the other things we say when we’ve been neglecting our blogs. My favorite is this one: Life Happens. OK, now that all of that is out of the way, let’s move on to the pretty picture, shall we? Last [...]

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Oil In The Gulf

July 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments

From day one of this disaster I’ve felt a sickness deep in my soul. How much worse can it get, how long will it take to recover, and at what cost to Mother Earth? This is a link to a site with many photographs that BP, local law enforcement, and even our own Federal Government [...]

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My New (Old) Treasure

July 11th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I’ve been frustrated by cake frosting for several years. I bake a special cake, wrap it up to keep it fresh, and return to find the frosting has turned into a sloppy mess. My solution was to serve it in pieces with ice cream tossed on, and figure that no one would then notice the [...]

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Mystery Unraveled

July 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment

My thanks to everyone who offered suggestions on the blog and in email. I think I have figured this one out. Lets look at the full photo as I explain how I came to my answer: This photo was marked as being my great-grandfather and his family so I worked on the assumption that all [...]

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Tags: Genealogy · Ramblings

The Great Paint-A-Thon

July 7th, 2010 · 9 Comments

We finished painting the living/dining room and I love the new color. It’s a light tan. Light enough to make my color timid husband happy, but warm enough to please me. The nice thing is that once it was all done, Recliner Man actually thought it looked better. I may convert him to the color [...]

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