Monthly Archives: April 2009

Interesting Names

You can’t do genealogy or family history for long without running into some very interesting names.  My observation is that people in the 19th century were just as creative in the naming of their children as they are today.  Here’s … Continue reading

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What a Mess!!

The last couple of days I’ve been tearing apart and reorganizing our office/genealogy work area.  I have just one question:  how can it get so disorganized so fast?  But  now we’re on our way to having items where they’re at … Continue reading

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Stereoscopic Picture

************************* ****************************** Among the interesting things I inherited from my parents is this stereoscopic picture, a picture that presents me with a mystery to solve. First a little history about stereoscopic pictures:  Stereoscopic pictures are  any set of photographs that … Continue reading

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East India Company Coin

A couple of days ago when the rains kept us indoors, Mr. Ed started working on cataloging his coin collection. This is an occupation that’s ongoing in much the same way genealogy and family history persuits tend to be for … Continue reading

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Portland Pickins’

Last week Mr. Ed and I traveled to Portland, Oregon for a visit with granddaughter Kate who lives there, and my daughter Sandra (Kate’s Mother)  who was visiting from Montana.  Given the evil driving conditions between Western Washington and Montana … Continue reading

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Spring Has Arrived!

Here in Western Washington the cool winter rains seem to have hung on a little longer than usual, but now we’re starting to have sunny warm days so everything’s leafing out and in some cases blooming out!  Mr. Ed’s daffodils … Continue reading

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