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Waynette Porter
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#30DayFHWChallenge Day 2
Day 2: Think of your ancestor as a character in a
novel, and describe him or her in a few short paragraphs. What color are
her eyes? What is she wearing? How does she carry herself? What kind of
voice does she have? Thinking of an ancestor as a character...

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#30DayFHWChallenge Day 1
Day 1: Write a letter to an ancestor you've never met.
Include questions you've always wanted to ask him or her, plus some that
reflect what you've already learned about your ancestor (for example,
"Do you enjoy your new job?" or "How are you coping with...

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30-Day Family History Writing Challenge
My love of genealogy is not something shocking to many people who know me.  I was the kid who always loved sitting with the older people in the family and listening to family stories. Couple that with my love of history and the fact that I rather enjoy rese...

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2016 Reading Challenge
2016 Reading Challenge I don't think my love of
reading (if it's not more correctly an obsession) shocks anyone who
knows me. So when I saw this on Better World's FB page, I decided to
do it. Now, given I read constantly, it's no surprise that I read
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2016 Reading Challenge
Better World Books 2016 Reading Challenge I don't think my love of reading (if it's not more correctly an obsession) shocks anyone who knows me.  So when I saw this on Better World's FB page, I decided to do it.  Now, given I read constantly, it's no surpri...

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Grammar Nazi Rant!
People need to learn that just cuz words sound the same, they don't mean the same! Though both of the following words have the same pronunciation, they are vastly different. I know it's very Grammar Nazi-ish of me, and I am FAR from perfect myself and ma...

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Okay Church Monroe, Platte Co. NE
Location of William J. Pickett's grave, which is unmarked.
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Happy 30th Anniversary????
Happy(???) 30 th Anniversary! On 21 September 1984, after spending a  week in the hospital at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, IN,  we heard the words that would forever change my life. I had been in the hospital all week. But unlike the rooms w...
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