June 6, 2016: FYI: Dan Dusseau, former Mount Calvary School student received this email about Mount Calvary's School Closing Mass on 06/12/16 @ 10:30 am . . . As you may have already heard, Mount Calvary Catholic School will be closing our doors at the end of the School term on June 10, 2016. Alumni … Continue reading Remembering Our Mount Calvary School (MCS) and Community
. . . Says Extraordinary Dance Contestant and Advocate for American Sign Language, Nyle DiMarco I hope this post's title and headline caught your attention. It actually follows on to two of my posts from 2014 where I discussed deaf heritage among our ancestors in the Boling/Bolling/Bowling and Randolph family lines from the 1700’s in England and … Continue reading How Deaf Children Should Communicate–“I’m Trying to Get People to Hear Us . . .”
116 Years Difference in Time, Yet Not So Very Different Although Emma Martina Luigia Morano was born 29 November 1899, and not in the 21st Century, she was born amid "large-scale economic change, job uncertainty, the politics of extremism and paranoia, arguments over America's international role, and racial conflicts," to quote Fritz Lanham of the Houston Chronicle. … Continue reading World’s Oldest and Last Living Person Born in the 1800s
Just a short 3-1/2 years ago (November 15, 2012) I wrote my first post Hello World! to this blog site. In it, I alleged my family may have an ancestor who was accused of being a witch in Massachusetts. (Note that most women, and men, who were accused of witchcraft in the 15th-19th Centuries were feared … Continue reading Witches and Witchcraft Revisited–Another Brick Wall Downed!
Four hundred and ten years ago today (May 13, 1607), one hundred colonists (dispatched from England by the London Company) arrived along the west bank of the James River. The next day they founded the first permanent English settlement in what is now the Virginia, known as the"James Fort." As I have written in other … Continue reading May 13, 2017: Jamestown Colony’s 410th Anniversary
The Joy of Discovering New Information Some of you may know that I am a retired career employee from the U.S. Census Bureau. I love my family and sharing the statistics and data that make up my heritage, family history, and the perpetual stories that keep coming from new discoveries. Although retired now for nearly … Continue reading Immigration — A Hot Topic!
If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that it's become so much more than the stories and histories of my family. It truly is about Our "unbounded" Heritage. Meaning, that these posts cover a vast array of enlightening, informative, and unbridled themes and content intended to help us better define who, … Continue reading Keep Calm and Carry On–It’s More Than a T-Shirt Logo