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Marie MacDonald
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Alma Galli Martinkus
Last week I posted a photo of my Aunt Olga. Today I am posting a photo of my mother, Alma Galli Martinkus (Martin). Alma was known as Anna most of her life and at some point in the family's life, the last name was changed to Martin. How ironic going from a ...
Last week I posted a photo of my Aunt Olga. Today I am posting a photo of my mother, Alma Galli Martinkus (Martin). Alma was known as Anna most of her life and at some point in the family's life, the last name was changed to ...
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Olga Mary Martinkus
My Aunt Olga was the oldest of the three children in the Martinkus family. She was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on 1 October 1917. The family lived in Brockton until sometime in the mid 1930s, when they moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts. I have Massachus...
My Aunt Olga was the oldest of the three children in the Martinkus family. She was born in Brockton, Massachusetts on 1 October 1917. The family lived in Brockton until sometime in the mid 1930s, when they moved to Cambridge,...
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Marie - she shares my Oct 1 birthday - so must be a kindred spirit.  She's a bit older than I am, though . . . just a bit!

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The Baltic States
I have been looking around for a good map of the region that includes Lithuania. Naturally there are lots of maps to be had on the world wide web. So far, the map I like best is this one. Mostly I'm happy because it shows the county my family is from in Lit...
I have been looking around for a good map of the region that includes Lithuania. Naturally there are lots of maps to be had on the world wide web. So far, the map I like best is this one. Mostly I'm happy because it shows the...
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Barbara Sauka Martin
Finally had a chance to upload photos. Yes! My big sis gave me lots of photos - yay. This is a photo of my big sis with our maternal grandmother Barbara Sauka Martin (Martinkus). Big sis is named after her.
Finally had a chance to upload photos. Yes! My big sis gave me lots of photos - yay. This is a photo of my big sis with our maternal grandmother Barbara Sauka Martin (Martinkus). Big sis is named after her.
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World War 2 Old Mans Draft
My maternal grandfather, Anthony Martin (nee Martinkus) registered for the "old mans draft" to serve in World War 2. Attached is an image of his draft card. This was the very first clue I had to learn about my birth mother's history. Attached is a copy of G...
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Local homegrown young woman sounds fantastic. Give a listen.
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Uncle Benny Sauka
So here's another mystery for me, my Uncle Benny Sauka, standing on the far right. He was my mother's brother but that's all I know about him. I haven't found any information about him. All I have is this family wedding photo, taken in 1972 at a family wedd...
So here's another mystery for me, my Uncle Benny Sauka, standing on the far right. He was my mother's brother but that's all I know about him. I haven't found any information about him. All I have is this family wedding photo...
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A Famous Sauka
Just found a link to a noted Lithuanian artist Šarūnas Sauka. I wonder if we are related??? Šarūnas Sauka
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A Blogger Ninja
It's fascinating to
consider I could be a blogger
Ninja. Watch for updates
twice a week Cast a net far and
wide. Always reaching,
hoping, searching The world wide web
inside Out.
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World War 2 Old Mans Draft
My maternal grandfather, Anthony Martin (nee Martinkus) registered for the "old mans draft" to serve in World War 2. Attached is an image of his draft card. This was the very first clue I had to learn about my birth mother's history. Attached is a copy of G...
My maternal grandfather, Anthony Martin (nee Martinkus) registered for the "old mans draft" to serve in World War 2. Attached is an image of his draft card. This was the very first clue I had to learn about my birth mother's ...
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Another great Evernote tip. +Margaret Fortier 
 
Put lots of files into Evernote (Win) with Evernote Import Folders - video guide
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktpg2JTKkYE
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Great resource for usable templates.
Excel templates, calendars, calculators, spreadsheets, and other Excel solutions for business, home, and educational use.
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    Volunteer, 2002 - present
    Associate Director
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Ring the bells that still can ring, forget your perfect offering, there is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.
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My interests: women's history, oral history, human communications, music, writing, research, peace, justice - in no particular order!
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    All I Needed To Know, present
    It's been a fun ride so far. A few ups and downs, but overall interesting.