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How Did I Get Here? My Amazing · 3W ago

Amanuensis Monday: I Knew I Had Seen This Description Before

You have to love those light bulb moments that happen while your researching. You'll come across something that seems familiar. At first, you can't place where you've seen something before. ...
How Did I Get Here? My Amazing · 1M ago

Who Was The First Sword Fighter In My Family?

I know there's one. I just know it. Somewhere among my ancestors and stories there is a sword fighter. Well..one besides mother and myself. There's one who originated this call to arms. I ha...
How Did I Get Here? My Amazing · 1M ago

Just like that...She's 10

Yup, this sassy lady turned 10.And yes, she dressed up as a Narwhal
How Did I Get Here? My Amazing · 2M ago

Wordless Wednesday: Binghamton Fall Open 1

Yup, that's me fencing foil this past Saturday at Binghamton University. This was my first competition since my knee surgery back in June. Good news...the knee is still attached. Even better...
How Did I Get Here? My Amazing · 2M ago

Henry or Murphy? Or Both?

It's been a while...blah blah blah. Life has been busy, blah blah blah. Sorry I've been away blah blah blah. I'm a taxi mom blah blah blah.Okay good. So we've got that all out the way now so...
How Did I Get Here? My Amazing · 3M ago

Last Trip of The Summer: Robert H Treman Park --Part Two

If you missed Part One, here's the link:  Last Trip of The Summer: Robert H Treman State Park --Part One 
How Did I Get Here? My Amazing · 3M ago

Last Trip of The Summer: Robert H Treman State Park --Part One

These pictures are from almost two weeks ago. It's funny how fast a summer goes by. I just finished packing my kids back packs for tomorrow. First day of school is almost upon them. 7th grad...
How Did I Get Here? My Amazing · 3M ago

Genealogy Blog Potluck Picnic: Creating A Family Tree To Test A Theory

Wow! Has it been a year already since the last Genealogy Blog Potluck Picnic?! Time flies. Last year, Elizabeth O'Neal of My Descendants Ancestors blog hosted the first potluck picnic on her...
How Did I Get Here? My Amazing · 3M ago

The Piano Playing Gene Lives On!

Way back in June 2011, I featured my great grandmother Ophelia Bryant's obituary on this blog. Something happened recently that made me want to revisit it.She was for many years the organist...
How Did I Get Here? My Amazing · 4M ago

Tombstone Tuesday: Maggie Mitchell Thompson --My 2nd Great Grand Aunt

Back in 2012, I visited Mt Olive Cemetery in Riverdale, NC. It's the final resting place for many from my Mitchell and Sampson family lines. At the time of that visit, I hadn't figured out w...