Monthly Archives: February 2012

Carnival Of Genealogy 115 – Flash Family History

Write 300 words per family line . I am focusing on my 8 maternal  Grandparents. Charles Butcher & Sarah Ockley  – Charles Butcher was born in the parish of Wonersh Surrey in 1823. He was the son of John Butcher … Continue reading

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Adam Clark Vroman by Daniel & Denise Ankele

This is a delightful collection of 40 reproduction photographs depicting Indian life in the South Western United States. The book starts off with a small biography of Adam Clark Vroman, which explains that Vroman started experimenting with photography in 1892. … Continue reading

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365 Project – February 2012

View the complete month at 2012 – A Year in Photographs

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Leap Years, and a reflective thought.

Leap Years are needed to keep our calenders in alignment with the Earth’s revolutions. If we did not have an extra day every four years we would loose 6 hours from our calendar every year, which means that after 100 … Continue reading

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A Global Blog Project – 29th February 2012

Yesterday I became aware of a great way to acknowledge 29th February 2012 – a leap year! This is a global blogging project, available for one day only! and is set to be the biggest blogging challenge of the year. The … Continue reading

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Tea Cup Tuesday – A Different Shaving Mug

This weekend marks, what would have been my Grandfather’s 112th birthday. In my kitchen breakfast room there hangs, on some beams a series of mugs & cups. Nothing especially spectacular about any of them, but they each have a story to tell. … Continue reading

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Australia: The Bombing of Darwin & One Family’s Story by A. A. Gallagher

I came across this via Amazon UK (also available via Amazon US) and downloaded the material as I was interested to read further. In recent weeks, as this is the 70th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin by the Japanese, there … Continue reading

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Lilacs (A – E) & (F – L) by Deborah Carney

These are two books from a set of four showing some lovely photographs of Lilacs.  The collection started as a trip, by the author, down memory lane. Reminders of a Grandmother and her love of Lilacs. The author found herself … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Week 32

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. This week the prompt is to use the following with no more than 100 words. ……..take a leap of faith….. They had discussed plans for the future, but…… The whole downsize, relocate … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Week 31

Joining the weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups. This week the prompt is to use the following with no more than 100 words. ……..the flip side….. She wandered into the bookshop and drifted along the bookshelves, occasionally touching the spine … Continue reading

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