Category Archives: Archive – Imported from Blogger

The Civil War Genealogy Blog Challenge

Bill West, over at West in New England wrote an interesting post about the The Civil War Blog Challenge whereby we can write about our Civil War ancestors and connections. This set me thinking and remembering. Not long after we were … Continue reading

Posted in Archive - Imported from Blogger | Tagged | 3 Comments

Out the Comfort Zone Hop

I came across a posting on LucyBirdBooks Blog site. Like this blog writer, I visit fairly regular a particular weekly blog hop. It is book related and tends to be frequented by the same bloggers. Regardless of this, I still … Continue reading

Posted in Archive - Imported from Blogger | Tagged | 3 Comments

Fading Scars by Paige Day

This is the personal story of tragedy, strength, fear, courage and grief. The concept of grief without a body and a funeral is difficult, but it happens. Not because an individual is lost to sea and/or unrecoverable, but because of … Continue reading

Posted in Archive - Imported from Blogger | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

NaBloPoMo – Day 10 – Photographs

The concept of photography is quite simply amazing. We can with the click of a button these days take a photograph and record and event in history. Is that what the developers originally thought of? The most important camera most … Continue reading

Posted in Archive - Imported from Blogger | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Blogger Hop – In your book shopping basket….

From the Crazy-For-Books web page “the Book Blogger Hop is a place just for book blogger and readers to connect and share our love of the written word! This weekly BOOK PARTY is an awesome opportunity for book blogger to … Continue reading

Posted in Archive - Imported from Blogger | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Fearless Females – Day 11

March 11 — Did you have any female ancestors who died young or from tragic or unexpected circumstances? Describe and how did this affect the family? In the main, longevity plays quite a part in the family history of my … Continue reading

Posted in Archive - Imported from Blogger | Tagged | Leave a comment

NaBloPoMo – Day 9 – Letters

In times past we used to get two daily postal deliveries, nowadays I barely get one delivery. The art of writing a letter has gone, vanished, a casualty of the modern age of emails, blogs, texts, tweets and Face Book. … Continue reading

Posted in Archive - Imported from Blogger | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Fearless Females – Day 10

March 10 — What role did religion play in your family? How did your female ancestors practice their faith? If they did not, why didn’t they? Did you have any female ancestors who served their churches in some capacity? Religion … Continue reading

Posted in Archive - Imported from Blogger | Tagged | Leave a comment

NaBloPoMo – Day 8 – Blog

The word Blog is a new word. Forget the dictionary aspects of it. There are many wonderful blogs out there on the web. Each one, potentially, we can get lost in as we read, understand, develop and get to know … Continue reading

Posted in Archive - Imported from Blogger | Tagged , | Leave a comment

International Women’s Day – March 8th

I shall stand and raise glass to my female ancestors. Without their honesty,resilience and hardiness I would not be here. I honour the sacrifices they made in order to raise their families, my ancestors. I am proud of the contribution … Continue reading

Posted in Archive - Imported from Blogger | Tagged | Leave a comment