Hey genealogists. If you had a native English speaker(that spoke/read Italian) as a researcher, on the ground in Italy, how often do you think you would use their services to further your research? How much would you pay? Or perhaps, what are you currently paying? What other countries would you like to have this scenario […]
Yes, more from the long lost baby book Some thoughts on what I found… Cold crossed out and political added for the war in Viet Nam…. this is interesting. You see, it wasnt being called a War yet, certainly not by it’s supporters. I t was a ‘conflict’, not a war. So my mom,, by […]
My wife was doing some cleaning and sorting, and found my baby book… wow! I mean, I havent looked at this thing for decades. It has simply sat patiently at the back of my file cabinet. This below is a clipping from the Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 1, 1968, my great gramma Nettie Rose’s local […]
The quaint little Lone Star Motel Our stay here Didn’t go well Not quite To heaven Not quite to hell Only sat down To rest a spell Before walking on To where I did dwell But squealing tires And a steel shell was my destruction My death knell A thump, a thud Dead where I […]
I have been trying to learn more about the circumstances of my great grandfathers death by automobile back in 1951 on Phoenix Arizona’s Miracle Mile, East Van Buren. Indeed, it was this motel, the Lone Star Motel, that he was hit, and died, in front of Chester, Earl Shumate, d. Jan. 3, 1951, Phoenix, Maricopa, […]
My latest language hobby…. can you guess it? Read it?