Monthly Archives: January 2017

Weekend Weathervanes: The Axe Factory… Collinsville, CT.

Now I know what to do with those photos – “thanks” to Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy; she blogs Weekly Wednesday Weathervanes  in New Hampshire.  Please check out her page and enjoy the many unusual weathervane photos and often you’ll be … Continue reading

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DNA: Like Mother Like Daughter: DNA – COMPARISON

Finally, I Received Mama’s DNA Today January 23, 2017 Now to Compare… While mama has more European West DNA – 51% to my 48%, my Irish roots are higher than hers at 35% to her 25 %. The one region … Continue reading

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Friday Night Heirlooms: telling their stories…Shawnee Cookie Jar

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z: Letter B… All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter B… I thought I’d change up the ongoing 52 stories this year to an A to Z of 26 stories and write  “All About Me”.  I plan to post bi-monthly, but I’m not holding myself … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: Mystical Mermaid No. 2

Now I know what to do with those photos – “thanks” to Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy; she blogs Weekly Wednesday Weathervanes  in New Hampshire.  Please check out her page and enjoy the many unusual weathervane photos and often you’ll be … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #39

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #39 Jan. 1, 2017: I called mama around 10 tonight and she immediately said, “it’s 11 o’clock, what are you doing up?” I laughed and said, “well when … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Granddaddy McKinley’s Gem Finds

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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2017 A to Z: Letter A… All About Me

2017 A to Z: Letter A… I thought I’d change up the on-going 52 stories this year to an A to Z of 26 stories and write  “All About Me”.  I plan to post bi-monthly, but I’m not holding myself … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery

Weekend Weathervanes: Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery Now I know what to do with those photos – “thanks” to Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy; she blogs Weekly Wednesday Weathervanes  in New Hampshire.  Please check out her page and enjoy the many … Continue reading

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Weekend Weathervanes: Masonic Symbol

Weekend Weathervanes: Masonic Symbol Now I know what to do with those photos – “thanks” to Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy; she blogs Weekly Wednesday Weathervanes  in New Hampshire.  Please check out her page and enjoy the many unusual weathervane photos … Continue reading

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