Monthly Archives: June 2011

Carnival Of Genealogy 107 – The Seasons of My Genealogy Research

If I were to align the seasons of the year to my genealogical activities I would say that: Spring would be the season of reflection. What material do I have? What do I know? and What do I need to … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Wk 26 – Songs

Week 26. Songs. What was the #1 song during the week of your birth? Enter your birth date at This Day in Music ( and find out. If you were born before 1946, you can enter the year of your marriage, … Continue reading

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Memorial Books

Last weekend, my mother in law sent us a selection of photographs of the memorial headstone of my father in law. I say memorial headstone as my father in law was cremated and my mother in law has retained the … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Allsorts

Over the last month or so I have been a bit slack on the weekend cooking posts. I don’t know what has caused this, just simply being off colour. I like reading the regional newspaper on a Saturday. As well … Continue reading

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Those Places Thursday – The House with Nobody in It by Joyce Kilmer

The House with Nobody in It by Joyce Kilmer Whenever I walk to Suffern along the Erie track I go by a poor old farmhouse with its shingles broken and black. I suppose I’ve passed it a hundred times, but I … Continue reading

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Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts (Book 2 of the Bride Quartet Series)

Book two of this series focuses on the life of Emmalina, or Emma to her friends. Together with her friends Mac,Parker & Lauren, Emma is a partner in a wedding planner business called Vows. The foursome, live and work from … Continue reading

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Riptide – Devon – Is truth stranger than fiction?

I was alerted to this by a fellow book blogger, and thought that as much of my blog is about history and memories perhaps I should submit an entry……. For the Devon-themed volume, unusually, the editors are looking for two different … Continue reading

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I was sent to Coventry!

I’m just back from the conference hosted by my employer. I travelled up to Coventry in the Midlands of England on Friday and had, eventually been allocated a room at the Novotel Hotel in Coventry. I have to say dinner … Continue reading

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Vision in White (Bride Quartet Book 1) by Nora Roberts

This is the start of series of 4 books by Nora Roberts.  This is the story of 4 friends; Mackenzie, Lauren, Parker & Emma. Together, they run a wedding planning business called Vows. This first book sets the scene for … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Wk 23 – Books

Week 23. Books. What was your favorite book, or who was your favorite author from your childhood? What do you like to read now? Books or other formats? This challenge runs from Saturday, June 4, 2011 through Friday, June 10, 2011. … Continue reading

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