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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 – Descendants 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 – Descendants of Jeanne-Claude Boisandré

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On Genealogy: Jack Tripper 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. Another descendant of Rev. Holmes, is Willis Carrier - the inventor of air conditioning (I really love this guy on hot, sticky, humid days!) - Carrier is his 8th great… Continue reading On Genealogy: Jack Tripper is my 9th Cousin, 2x removed!

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

Aviation, this young modern giant, exemplifies the possible relationship of women and the creations of science. Although women have not taken full advantage of its use and benefits, air travel is as available to them as to men ~ Amelia Earhart My lineage just gets better and better!  To date I have discovered a relation… Continue reading On Genealogy: Say What? I’m Connected To Amelia Earhart!

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On Genealogy: I always knew I was a Princess! My Relation to King VIII of France!

Ok, I'm all over the place with this ancestry stuff.  I just moved, am sick in bed but can't stop researching.  Each line steers me to something new and exciting - I'm honestly just just jumping around when I find a new cool hint - I follow it and away I go - on a… Continue reading On Genealogy: I always knew I was a Princess! My Relation to King VIII of France!