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Great-Great Grand Greathouses and Their Stories

I should have known better than to sign up for the fourteen-day free trial of Ancestry.com. I’ve always been curious about my genealogy, but never enough to do anything about it. I sort of liked having the mystery of my relations floating around, unresolved. There was a romance to it. However, families are full of… Continue reading Great-Great Grand Greathouses and Their Stories

life · writing

Write, Exericse, Write, Write…Remember to BREATHE

After much kicking and screaming (or rather laziness and grouching) I’ve finally accepted the reality that if I want to get good, creative work done…I have to exercise. Writing is, from a factual and physical standpoint, a very motionless and almost sterile activity. As alive and invigorated as I feel while I do it, sometimes… Continue reading Write, Exericse, Write, Write…Remember to BREATHE