Category: general

    Found on Roadside

    While looking through the Irish Catholic parish registers, I found this entry ...

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    Lyrics to a version of The Rambling Boy

    This is not your grandfather's Ramblin' Boy. And the lyrics are not from the versions by Tom Paxton or Joan Baez. Listening to Tom Paxton after this is like listening to Pat Boone sing "Blueberry Hill."

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    Manufacturer of Shoddy Goods

    How would you feel if your ancestor was described as a 'manufacturer of shoddy goods'?

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    Youtube–Long time, no see

    A few days ago I was listening to Youtube for the first time in a while.

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    Spiders and Clean Windows

    Do spiders have a "thing" for clean windows? Do they lie in wait for you to wash the glass before they come out in the spring? Or is it just coincidence, timingboth spiders and window cleaning being part of the rites of spring?

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    Hellier Family of Bangor, Maine

    I had the opportunity to look at two old Bibles which apparently once belonged to members of the Hellier family of Bangor, Maine. They are in a private collection and are not for sale. I am presenting the family record information here for the benefit of anyone concerned.

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    Kilmore Quay Post Office

    A while ago my cousin sent me a number of photographs of our family ... This picture of Kilmore Quay Post Office is one of them.

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