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Midge Frazel
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retired professional genealogist, author of education technology books, blogger
retired professional genealogist, author of education technology books, blogger

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Tombstone Tuesday: Brown Plot 2
Photo by Brian Zoldak, 2016, used with permission Brown Plot 2 Next "door" to the first Brown plot is this second one with the same arrangements of headstones and monument. Note the stone step leading into the entrance for viewing of the headstones and for ...

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Sentimental Sunday: Lawn Chair Genealogy
Photo from the family collection of Hannah & William Broadfoot, held privately by Midge Frazel, 2016 Lawn Chair Genealogy In my paternal family, we practice a not-so-unusual-family-activity that I am now calling lawn chair genealogy. Well, it isn't all abou...

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Tombstone Tuesday: Brown Plot 1
Photo by Brian Zoldak, 2016, used with permission Oldest Brown Plot (Brown Plot 1) When photographing sections of gravestones, it is easier to do those that have an enclosure like this one. This is a common arrangement of gravestones in New England cemeteri...

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Tombstone Tuesday: Brown, Period.
Photo by Brian Zoldak, 2016, used with permission Tombstone Tuesday: Brown For a while, I will be investigating two plots of of gravestones at Elm Grove Cemetery, in Mystic, CT of people with the surname Brown. As I have been looking closely at each headsto...

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Common New England Surname: Brown
Shades of Brown Mandala, Midge Frazel, Colorist, 2017 Common New England Surname: Brown Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? Whenever New Englanders encounter the surname Brown, Smith or Jones, they groan and throw up their hands in the air! I am one of ...

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Tombstone Tuesday: Funeral and Burial Notices
The Day. New London, CT, Evening Day, page 17, 2 Feb 1951. (image 9) Funeral and Burial Notices While using the Google News Archive, I stumbled across this short obituary for my maternal uncle in the newspaper archives of "The Day" a newspaper that covers N...

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Sentimental Sunday: Facebook and Friends
On this Day, 10 years ago, I joined Facebook Coloring by Midge Frazel, 2016 I am not a person who makes friends easily. As an only child, I enjoy solitary activities and find it hard to work in a group. Facebook has changed me a lot. Facebook may not be so ...

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Using a Planner
February 2017 Planner pages, Erin Condren Planner, 2017 Using the Planner I really like my new planner and the "bullet-journal" productivity books that I have bought from Erin Condren. Next year (2018), I will probably get the larger Life Planner horizontal...

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The Noun Project: Person, Place or Thing?
Photo of our hardcover Dictionary, privately held, Midge Frazel, 2017 The Noun Project: Person, Place or Thing? A Bullet Journaling Project for 2017 I wouldn't be surprised if, as you read the word noun, you parroted back, "A noun is a person place or thing...

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Tombstone Tuesday: The Rest of the Plot
Photos by Brian Zoldak, 2016, used with permission (These headstones are much more clearly photographed than mine.) The Rest of the Plot One of the challenges I have faced when teaching others to photograph, research and record gravestones is to examine the...
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