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13 reasons why you should pick up a book and read it.

I used to read about three books a week, sometimes as many as four.   As a child and teen, I was a voracious reader, so into my books that the adults around me used to worry about me.  “Why … Continue reading

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The latest about the family tree.

So, I went back even further down the line that produced my Spanish ancestors.   That one is allowing me to go back the farthest so far.   I’ve run into dead ends on a lot of the others — … Continue reading

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My medieval ancestors were Spanish royalty.

Ferdinand III King of Castile (1100s), one of my ancestors. Last night I worked my family tree back through the 800s (through my maternal grandfather’s side) and found out some of my ancestors were Spanish royalty! They settled in France … Continue reading

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A new distraction.

   I decided to sign up for an Ancestry.com account last night.  Something interesting to take my mind off politics and the news.    It’s not free, but you do get a 30 day trial.  Well, last night I sat … Continue reading

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Another mom who supports her son being a furry.

My son dressed as “Mex,” about 2 years ago. I just received an email from a woman who read my blog post from almost two years ago,  “My Son is Furry–Got a Problem with That?”   Here is that article … Continue reading

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It’s arts and crafts Saturday!

When I’m not blogging (which takes up most of my spare time these days) or reading, I make suncatchers from stones, pieces of colored glass and agate, buttons, small mirrors, jewel tone tiles, and other small objects. Last spring a … Continue reading

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My “lucky” bamboo plant

I don’t have a green thumb. At all.  I love plants, but usually, no matter how well I care for them, or how closely I follow the instructions on the little plastic card they come with, my plants still shrivel … Continue reading

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