Bless Your Heart

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When I moved from West Virginia to Delaware, naturally there were adjustments to be made. Terminology, for one. For example, it's a grocery "cart", not a "buggy".  I also learned there's a difference between the "beach" (Rahoboth or Ocean City) and the "shore" (Jersey).  Eventually, my speech picked some some of the flavor of that area. How much, you ask? Well, I…

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The Footsteps of My Ancestors

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About a dozen years ago, I moved from my home state of West Virginia to Delaware. While exploring a near-by area in Cecil County, Maryland, my sister pointed out the name on a road sign.  "Who's Augustine Herman?" I asked. "One of our ancestors." What??? As both of us had been bitten by the genealogy bug early in life, it made sense…

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