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G is for Graveyard

  I love graveyards! The older the better. They are so…peaceful. So full of stories. A trip to your ancestor’s grave may not be feasible, but there is an ever-growing number of cemeteries and gravestones that have been documented and … Continue reading

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Thankful for 10 Things

1. Workday walk to the post office got me out in the scarce sunshine. Energized! 2. Smell of fresh-cut grass; another sign of Spring! 3. Flowers blooming! Extraordinary purple heather. 4. Success in hiring a new employee. 5. Uplifting visit … Continue reading

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A-Z Theme Reveal

Today is the day we reveal what our theme is for the April A-Z Challenge. Are you ready? Any guesses? Throughout the whole month of April, I will be blogging 26 entries (A-Z, get it?) on everything Family History, from … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Perspective

Took this photo on my walk last evening. You can see the sky is beginning to darken, as the sun goes down…or is that the sky?? With a more distant perspective, you can see that the scene is mirrored in … Continue reading

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Abandoned

Becán is a Mayan fortified city which is now a ruin. Its unique attributes of a deep moat with high earthwork walls and tall towers match the descriptions of fortifications built by Captain Moroni in the Book of Mormon.  My early-morning religion … Continue reading

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Handed a Sign

So, this morning one of my students came to me after class and gave me a “heads-up” that next Wednesday she has an assignment as part of her sign-language class wherein she must be “deaf” for 24 hours. This means … Continue reading

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Top Ten Popular Authors I have NOT Read

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the Broke and the Bookish. If you want to play along, post a link on their site to your blog post and then post a link to them from your blog. Working in a library means … Continue reading

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The Big 1-2

It all started when I went to a fair and got my fortune from a gypsy fortune-telling machine for a quarter. The fortune said, “The onyx stone is your lucky stone.” So, I had to have one! I badgered my parents … Continue reading

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This means YOU!

Well, for the Weekly Photo Challenge 3-picture-story, these may not be the most visually exciting trio, but they do tell a story… We were having issues with patrons ducking into the bathrooms as we announced we were closed and then … Continue reading

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A Rose by a Very Different Name

The Rose has much to brag about A beauty unsurpassed But if the rose be cut or not Its beauty does not last. Your beauty on the other hand Goes well beyond the rose The only word to sum it … Continue reading

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