Monthly Archives: December 2011

What a Year For Genealogy 2011 Has Been!

The New Year is an occasion to look back and reflect on the past twelve months and, from a genealogy perspective, these were the top events my husband, Jim, and I experienced: *Gaining a wonderful son-in-law on November 19 when … Continue reading

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That Which Is Old Is New

Found these delightful three ornaments at Anything But New in Ames, Iowa.  Maybe it was the nostalgic appeal of them, but somehow the trio reminds me of my two sisters.  (I always claim to have the two “best-est” sisters possible.) … Continue reading

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Ah, Words!

If it is true that “words have meaning,” then I have discovered a few things might be entirely different from what I thought.  For instance, my computer printer is called an “imaging device” on one of the computer menus.   Well, … Continue reading

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Ornaments With a History

Fresh from college and having been on my first “real job” for only a few months, my monthly budget was always a stretch.  But I wanted some Christmas decorations and found this nativity set and basket, probably at a bargain … Continue reading

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