May 16th in history: “The bells, bells, bells, bells…” Wedding bells for author Edgar Allan Poe and his cousin, Virginia Clemm, on May 16th, 1836. Edgar was 27, Virginia was 13. Some sources claim that the two had been married secretly for almost a year. Did they eat cake at this wedding? Fourteen-year-old Marie Antoinette […]
OTTUMWA-Bertha Carruthers 93, of Ottumwa, died at 9:35 a.m. April 28, 2018 at the Oskaloosa Care Center. She had resided there for seven years under their compassionate care. She was born Bertha Louise Marie Clauson March 31, 1925 in Ottumwa to Alfred and Hulda Swanson Clauson. She graduated from Ottumwa High School in 1943. She […]
Spiraling by Marie BrennanSeries: Born to the Blade, #1.6Kindle Edition, 47 pg.Serial Box, 2018 Read: May 24, 2018 Yesterday, Serial Box tweeted: Defeat is snatched from the jaws of victory as warders Ojo Kante and Kris Denn search for answers and their superiors grow eager for war. That’s about the best way to sum up […]
Those new to Kings books — or to their numerous big- and small-screen screen adaptations — won’t have any trouble following the plot, which starts with the return of a death-row lawyer, Henry Deaver (André Holland), to Castle Rock, drawn by the discovery of a mysterious prisoner found in the bowels of the local prison […]
Today is the Fourth Day in the Octave of Christmas (Alleluia!). Today is the Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs (died early first century). And today is the Fourth Day of Christmas, with four calling birds.
American geomorphologist Marie Morisawa affected geoscience much like a little creek affects the meadow and hillside it’s flowing through–in a big way, but quietly, slowly, efficiently over the years, drop by drop, paper by paper, student by student.
Who were Marie Sophie Henault-Canada’s parents? My struggle answering this question typifies the trouble I’ve had researching all of my First Nation ancestors. See my stories about St. Anne and Louis Riel . It’s clear that my four-times great grandmother Marie Sophie (or Séraphie) Henault-Canada was born in the Red River Settlement on April 6, […]
Fanny was born on 08/03/1883 in Mudgee. She married on 26/10/1910 in St Leonards to William Fletchett, born on 16/03/1873 in Bombala. They had the following children: Annie Fletchett (1912 – 1912) Violet Fletchett (1914 – 1999) Edna Ellen Fletchett (1915 – 1975) Frances Hazel Fletchett (1917 – 1978) George William Fletchett (1919 – 2008) Marjorie Helen Fletchett (1925 – […]
Marie-Christine Claveau lives, paints and works the land in Rosswood BC Marie-Christine was born in La Baie, Quebec. She moved west in 2001, and for a time, lived out of a van in Squamish BC. In 2004 she, and husband Michael, moved to Rossland […]
First Anniversary Blog Blitz: The Second Cup by Sarah Marie Graye The Second Cup was originally published on 19 July 2017. The extended edition (includes character interviews) was published on 12 February 2018. Book blurb Would your life unravel if someone you knew committed suicide? Theirs did. Faye knows her heart still belongs to her […]