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Finally: Swedes!
Olof Persson Stillé was born in 1610 on this lovely estate where his father had a position of some importance.
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Tidbits Unearthed
It’s always so interesting to open up Ancestry.com on a Sunday morning and find some new record hint attached to
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Go with Grace
9 September 1930 Beeville, Texas – 30 July 2015 Victoria Texas I look into these eyes and see myself staring
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Good Advice
I have enjoyed looking at the photos and quotes published by Garden & Gun magazine this month — advice that
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John Ford’s Point
Though hobbled by injuries received in the Painted Desert, I was still able to enjoy a photo tour of Monument
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Hot time in the old town
Wirt, Oklahoma – Christmas Day in 1920 This virtual shanty town was thrown together to house an influx of oil
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Goodbye, old friend …
Stephen Paul Turco  (1942-2012) Our old Army buddy and Ron’s platoon leader from Fort Hood, Texas. He reminded us often that
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In memory …
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Granny was a Gem
My grandmother, whose name I share, was widowed on this date (March 27) in 1934, and left with two children
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Thanks to Carlos …
March 27, 1836 Mexican soldados murdered Texicans who had defended the garrison at La Bahia.  A few managed to escape
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Remember the Alamo!
It’s been 176 years since the Mexicans scaled the walls of the Alamo in San Antonio, bringing death to about
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Quail Eggs in a Cemetery
Place:  Rhea Cemetery | Dewey County | Oklahoma A tiny nest of quail eggs in the grass.  These chicks will
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