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My Note To You on NYE 2018 …

This post will mark the end to another year - and my first full blogging year.  I took some time to re-read some of my older posts and I see how much I've grown as a writer and as a blogger.  Thank you for joining me on my life journey, genealogy search, recipes I've posted,… Continue reading My Note To You on NYE 2018 …

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On Set: Murdoch Mysteries Was Shooting in my Hometown …

It's UFC night here at the house, it's also New Years Eve Eve - the boys are watching UFC and I'm blogging my second to last entry of the year.  I'm into UFC but am truly waiting for the Cyborg vs Holly Holm fight. Not that this has anything at all in common with UFC… Continue reading On Set: Murdoch Mysteries Was Shooting in my Hometown …

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On Genealogy: Filles du roi – Descendant of Jeanne-Claude Boisandré

Most Canadians are familiar with the King's Daugther's/Filles du roi.  The Filles du roi, were some 770 women who arrived in the colony of New France (Canada) between 1663 and 1673, under the financial sponsorship of King Louis XIV of France. Most were single French women, many were orphans. Their transportation to Canada and settlement… Continue reading On Genealogy: Filles du roi – Descendant of Jeanne-Claude Boisandré

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On Genealogy: John Ritter is my 9th Cousin, 2x removed!

Rev. Obadiah Holmes definitely has some Famous kin.  I've covered Abe Lincoln & Amelia Earhart and now I'm covering my connection to comedic legend,  John Ritter, best known as Jack Tripper. Another descendant of Rev. Holmes, is Willis Carrier - the inventor of air conditioning (I really love this guy on hot, sticky, humid days!)… Continue reading On Genealogy: John Ritter is my 9th Cousin, 2x removed!

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On Genealogy: Say What? I’m Connected To Amelia Earhart!

My lineage just gets better and better!  To date I have discovered a relation to a King of France, a US President, one of the Filles du Roi, an explorer,  a colleague of Samuel de Champlain, a great Uncle who died in WWI in Flanders ... these are just some of my finds ... and… Continue reading On Genealogy: Say What? I’m Connected To Amelia Earhart!