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Today is National Grandparents Day

In Celebration of Grandparents Today is National Grandparents Day. Grandparents are as different as snowflakes on a winters day. Some are loving, touchy-feeling, involved in every aspect of their grandchildren’s lives, while others are standoffish, reserved, and hardly engaged. Some live nearby and see their grandchildren often, while others live far away and are only Read More

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John Brown III, the church bell ringer

I received an email yesterday from a very kind gentleman alerting me to the sale of a gold watch formally owned by John Brown III, John Brown’s grandson. Here is his email: Alice, I collect Excelsior Pocket watches and one hit Ebay today that sparked my interest that should find its way back into your Read More

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Farewell Party for Mr. and Mrs. Keesey

I love old small time newspapers for their local color stories and coverage of parties and family events. While researching on Newspaper.com, I found this one about my grandparents. As I read it I was reminded of a photograph that I had somewhere in my office.  I dug out the picture (I have GOT to Read More