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Tamara Pearis
Capricious - Whimsical - Irrational - Impulsive - Gypsy - Warrior
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Torn Between Two Lovers
In 1976 Mary MacGregor released a song written by Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary , a folk music group formed in 1961.  The song Mary sang was " Torn Between Two Lovers ".                                  This painting was posted in a Group I am a memb...

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Hat Box
                             I was dressed, primped, perfumed and ready to go except something was missing. I tried a necklace, changing my hair, a different sweater and still I was incomplete. As I stood in my closet I saw my favorite old hat box . It is g...

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Fruity Jack
Jackfruit are back in my local market. They are not a new thing but last year was my first encounter with these odd giant fruits. There was a taste demonstration and I bravely stepped out of the crowd to sample. When she asked me what I thought  the first t...

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Pies of Meat
There I was blissfully watching the Great British Baking Show when they decide to make meat pies. WHAT??!! I watch because there is no meat on the show. My bliss is now stress. I want frostings and creams and fruit filled pastries.  They are to create a Vic...

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Tornado Walk
Sunday night my phone weather alarm goes off. I assume it is a severe weather warning as there has been lightening and rain.  It is a weather alert but, it says Tornado Warning - seek shelter now.  Not a tornado watch but a warning. Three minutes later the ...

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Samuel Bliss - Run Runner
Samuel Bliss was ordered to pay a fine of 20 shillings to the New London County Treasury. It was March 26 1718 and he was found guilty of selling "strong drink" to the Indians. He was not alone as he stood before the Justice of the Peace. He was accompanied...

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The Merchants of Wine
In the early 1700's my Very Great (7th) Grandfather, Samuel Bliss went into business with a French Wine Merchant , Daniel Jaunott or Johnnot .                                                      Wine Merchant -Granger Daniel had offices in Boston , tracts ...

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Yes to Benedict
I don't usually follow-up on stories. But this one took an odd twist as I did more ghost hunting on my kin, the family of Pelatiah Bliss .  You see his cousin John Bliss , born in 1645 married a girl named Damaris Arnold . Her father was a Benedict Arnold a...

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New London Flame
In 1762 Pelatiah Bliss , a very great Uncle dies and has his will probated while living in New London , Connecticut.  It is over 50 pages. He had one son, 1 step-daughter, and 9 daughters.                               Had he lived another 19 years he would...
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