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Wordless Wednesday ~ London Friends

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Aug. 2013 Westminster Abby, with Dave and Cathy, London.


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April 30 ~ Remembering ~ Today, and in My Family History

Today ~ April 30, 2014

A very HAPPY BIRTHDAYto:
My third cousin once removed, a "Living Drennan." My second cousin once removed, a"Living Vestby."
MARRIED onApril 30 My second cousin once removed, a Warner.
The second cousin of my step Father, a Bennett.
IN LOVING MEMORY May They Rest in Peace

Died onApril 30 The first cousin once removed of my step Father, a  Fleming Died onApril 30
The father in law of my first cousin twice removed, aNorseth.


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April 29 ~ Remembering ~ Today, and in My Family History

Today ~ April 29, 2014


A very HAPPY BIRTHDAYto:
My third cousin, a "Living Dyck."
MARRIED onApril 29 My third cousin, a Jensson.

IN LOVING MEMORY May They Rest in Peace

Born onApril 29, 1903
The second cousin twice removed of my step Father, Theresa Phelan.She would have been 111 years old today. Died onApril 29, 1861
The first cousin twice removed of my step Father, Catherine Fleming.
Died onApril 29, 1942
The mother in law of the first cousin once removed of my step Father, Arebelle Howard.
Died onApril 29, 1926
The second cousin of my step Father,Thomas W. Farrell.
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The Book of Me Written By You~Prompt 29-What's in your bag/pocket?

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I am participating in Julie Goucher's activity:
This week's prompt (Week 29) is - What's in your bag/pocket?
Do you routinely carry a bag or holdall? What do you carry? Why do you carry it? What do you carry it in?
Do you carry differently things on specific days or to specific places?
````````````````````````````````` These days I try to carry the least amount possible! Women always seem to have so much to carry. If you have children, you carry diaper bags, if you grocery shop you carry the groceries, if you buy clothes you also carry those bags. Then of course there is the inevitable purse!
Yes, I have had children and have carried kids as well as diaper bags and everything else. Now a days I tend to be rebellious about lots of things and try to break from the norm and all that is expected as much as I can. I have spent many years being traditional so I feel I have put my time in.
I carry a purse generally, if I carry anything at all. I carry my wallet with important cards, p…

April 28 ~ Remembering ~ Today, and in My Family History

Today ~ April 28, 2014


A very HAPPY BIRTHDAYto: My first cousin once removed, a "Living Coble."
My second cousin, a "Living Westby."
My third cousin once removed, a "Living Wilson."
IN LOVING MEMORY May They Rest in Peace

Born onApril 28 
My second cousin once removed, a "Steen."She would have been less than 100 years old today. Died onApril 28, 1911
The husband of my first cousin three times removed, Engebret (Embret) Christensen.
Died onApril 28, 1945
My first cousin twice removed, Kristian Bakken.
Died onApril 28, 1846
The mother in law of the second great grand uncle of my step Father, Ann Fraser.
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April 27 ~ Remembering ~ Today, and in My Family History

Today ~ April 27, 2014

A very HAPPY BIRTHDAYto:
My second cousin once removed, a "Living Harding."

Married onApril 27 My third cousin, a "Gate."
IN LOVING MEMORY May They Rest in Peace

Born onApril 27, 1834
My second great grandmother, Kersti Persdatter Bakken.She would have been 180 years old today. Born onApril 27, 1889
My grand aunt, Helene Avgile Westby.She would have been 125 years old today.
Born onApril 27, 1889
My grand aunt, Iona Bedelia, Izetta Grimes.She would have been 125 years old today.
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April 26 ~ Remembering ~ Today, and in My Family History

Today ~ April 26, 2014


A very HAPPY BIRTHDAYto: My third cousin, a"Living Olsen." My second cousin once removed, a"Living Olson." The wife of my second cousin once removed, a "Living Ulsrud."
Married onApril 26 My first cousin, a"Living Vanhille."
My third cousin once removed, a"Living Allen."
The second cousin of my step Father,Mary Louise Farrell.
IN LOVING MEMORY May They Rest in Peace

Born onApril 26, 1844 The mother in law of the uncle of my step Father, Margaret Murphy.She would have been 170 years old today. Died onApril 26
The husband of my first cousin once removed,a"Persdatter Talaasen."
Died onApril 26, 1881
The wife of my second great grand uncle, Kristine Olsdatter Borg.
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The Book of Me Written By You~Prompt 28~Parents

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I am participating in Julie Goucher's activity:

The Book of Me, Written by You.
This week's prompt (week 28) is - Parents
Names / Nick Names Where were they from? Where were they born? - Were they migrants? Born somewhere else from where they were living How did they meet? Photos Anything you want to share about your parents ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
My mother passed away in 2001 at the young age of 64. She had cancer, or maybe I should say cancer had her. She lived almost a year after being diagnosed. She was born Annette Neva Harding and sometimes was called Annie.

I was born when she was a month and a half shy of her 19th birthday, in the same city she was born in, Oakland, California. Her parents divorced, and within a couple years of my birth my parents divorced also.

Annette Neva Harding, 1984, San Ramon, California

My birth father, Duane Harold Lundberg, passed away in 2008. Cancer also got him at the age of 74. He passed away only about 3 months after his diagnoses. His was stomach…

April 25 ~ Remembering ~ Today, and in My Family History

Today ~ April 25, 2014

A very HAPPY BIRTHDAYto: The wife of my second cousin, a "Living O'Brien."

MARRIED ON APRIL 25
My fourth cousin once removed, a "Westby."
The (ex) mother in law to my husband, a "Castleberry."
IN LOVING MEMORY May They Rest in Peace

Died onApril 25, 1940
My second cousin once removed, Alfred Harald Holstad.
Died onApril 25
My third cousin once removed, a "Jensson."
Died onApril 25, 1928
My great grand uncle, Ole Torgalsen Westby.
Died onApril 25
The second cousin twice removed of my step Father, a"Phelan."
Died onApril 25
The second cousin of my step Father, a"Farrell."

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April 24 ~ Remembering ~ Today, and in My Family History

Today ~ April 24, 2014

A very HAPPY BIRTHDAYto:
The wife of my second cousin, a "Living Cole."
MARRIED ON APRIL 24
My third cousin, a"Forgey."
My second cousin once removed, a "Westby."
IN LOVING MEMORY May She Rest in Peace

Died onApril 24
The wife of the third great grandson of my second great grandfather, a "Nordlinder."


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"My" Swedish Adventure ~ Resan ~ Torture Chamber ~ Post 35

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"My" Swedish Adventure ~ Förbereda (Preparing) Links to posts 1-10 can be found here.
"My" Swedish Adventure~Resan (The Trip) Links to posts 11-20 can be found here.
"My" Swedish Adventure~Resan (The Trip) Links to posts 21-30 can be found here.

"My" Swedish Adventure~Resan (The Trip) "My" Swedish Adventure~Resan~Tower of London, Architecture~Post 31 "My" Swedish Adventure~Resan~Tower of London, Inside~Post 32 "My" Swedish Adventure ~ Resan ~ Exploring The Tower of London ~ Post 33  "My" Swedish Adventure ~ Resan ~ Weapons and More at Tower of London ~ Post 34
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We are starting to finish up at the Tower of London with one final section to check out. Look at the line for the Torture Chamber!


I wasn't sure I wanted to go through this, but the line must be there for a reason. I imaged it must be worth it. What kind of things would there be in this building? Maybe things I'd …

April 23 ~ Remembering ~ Today, and in My Family History

Today ~ April 23, 2014

A very HAPPY BIRTHDAYto:
The wife of a third cousin of my step Father, a"Living Meierding." The husband of my third cousin once removed, a "Living Price."

MARRIED ON APRIL 23
 The date ofMy firstmarriage.
IN LOVING MEMORY May They Rest in Peace

Born onApril 23, 1895
The husband of my second cousin once removed, Virgil L. Pitts. He would have been 119 years old today. Born onApril 23, 1906
 The second cousin of my step Father, Cecilia Marie Farrell. She would have been 108 years old today. Died onApril 23
My third cousin, a "Nolan."

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April 22 ~ Remembering ~ Today, and in My Family History

Today ~ April 22, 2014

MARRIED ON APRIL 22
My cousin, a  "Living Breyhan."
My second cousin once removed, a "Living Erickson."
IN LOVING MEMORY May They Rest in Peace

Born onApril 22, 1896
My second cousin twice removed, Johan Fridjof Person TalaasenHe would have been 118 years old today. Born onApril 22, 1850
 The first cousin three times removed,Per Person TallaasenHe would have been 164 years old today. Died onApril 22, 1914
My first cousin three times removed, Ingrid Elizabeth Unknown.
Died onApril 22
The second cousin once removed of my step Father, a "Bennett."
Died onApril 22, 1924
My step Father's aunt, Mary Elizabeth Fleming.

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