Category Archive: What’s going On

Aug 24

Library of Michigan, Department of History, Arts and Libraries

I received a copy of this message, originally sent by the Michigan Genealogical Council. I am quoting it without comment, you all know my opinion. Please contact the senators listed below, and your own Senators today: Senator Cameron Brown has introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 18, which if passed by a 2/3 majority in the State …

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Jun 06

Puckerbrush Award of Excellence

Julie has awarded me the Puckerbrush Award of Excellence! The award was created in honor of genealogy blogger Janice Brown by Terry Thornton, author of “Hill Country of Monroe County, Mississippi”, who explained that “Janice told us all about the word ‘puckerbrush’ in an article she posted August 27, 2007 at “Cow Hampshire”. Terry elaborated …

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Jun 06

Reflections and a Resolution Update

This entry is part 253 of 342 in the series Belle's Box

This entry is part 253 of 342 in the series Belle’s BoxToday marks the last post in Belle’s box, archival book two. Two down, one to go! The third book had fewer transcriptions and more photos. I don’t know the names of each person in the photos, but I will continue to post each item. …

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Jun 01

Descendants of Henry and Belle Fellows Annual Reunion!

This entry is part 249 of 342 in the series Belle's Box

This entry is part 249 of 342 in the series Belle’s BoxOur annual reunion is in the planning stages, and the date is set. We hope to have a record turn-out at the home of Jane Warren on August 2, 2009. Jane is one of the few family members who remain with us who remember …

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May 11

2009 Friendly Blogger Award

Thanks to Harriet for the Friendly Blogger Award she has bestowed on me. I have found the blogging, and more particularly Geneablogging is all about discussion, sharing and being friendly. My cyber blogging genealogy friends are the best. I think they are all so good, that they already have this award. I never let that …

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May 07

Library of Michigan Budget

The Michigan Genealogical Council (MGC) is once again appealing to genealogists to contact their legislators with regard to budget cuts affecting the Library of Michigan, and other libraries in Michigan. An executive order issued and filed with the Michigan Secretary of State on May 5, 2009 lists budget cuts to all Michigan departments. You can …

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Apr 16

Ghost? and a Night Out

A ghost is ringing my door bell today.  I just went to the door, and there was no one there.  Sometimes a delivery person leaves something and rings the bell, then runs off into a truck and drives away.  I usually make it out there in time to see the truck.  This time, there was …

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Apr 10

Almost Finished!

Well, I’ve been busy.  After my day at the Library of Michigan Wednesday, I spent Thursday playing catch up.  I’m not there, but almost.  I spend some time in the yard, finally!  It sure felt good to be outside.  I raked one of the ditches near the street and hauled the leaves to the still …

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Apr 08

Library Day

I am headed for the Library of Michigan today.  The Archives has recently acquired the naturalization records for Wexford County, so I’ll spend some time this afternoon trying to find my guys.  Wish me luck!

Apr 07

Snow, Oh No!

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I promised myself I’d post these, I am just a little late. When we got home Sunday the Daffodils were soooo happy: But, it snowed overnight. I didn’t want to go out, but finally did when the little choppers started chopping and throwing snow all over! the Daffs were hanging in, but shivering. The choppers …

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