Monthly Archives: June 2013

“All things are created and made to bear record of me.”

It occurred to me today that when I write about the beauty around me here in our little corner, my mind overflows with visual images of God’s creations. I want to share some of those images with you. Here are … Continue reading

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United Nations Delegates in the back yard

Yesterday evening we hosted a group of about 150 UN Delegates from all over the world. This was their opening reception and welcome to the USA as they begin a conference hosted by an organization called Family Watch International. It … Continue reading

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Patriotic Quilts–celebrating summer!

It’s time to hang a new quilt up as we celebrate Summer and Independence, Freedom, and all good things! BBQs, potato salad and chips, kids in the pool, kids coming for tennis lessons, neighbors in the playground, summer reading in … Continue reading

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Home again. Happy Birthday Frances Amelia Kimberley Turley!

I’m happily home again, grateful for a Wonderful Week that brought me closer to more than one family member, one of them being Frances Amelia Kimberley Turley, Theodore’s wife who was born in Birmingham, England 213 years ago today. The … Continue reading

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Research Trip, Day 5 in Toronto

Today was our last day to find what could be found. We woke early and headed back to the Archives of Ontario at York University in Toronto. The words on my Archives pass to get in say, “The Thrill of … Continue reading

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Research Trip, Day 4 in Toronto

Today we went to a different Toronto Public Library, this one was also downtown. We had a very different experience here than we had in the Special Collections a couple of days ago. Today we learned that the Librarian can … Continue reading

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Research Trip, Day 3 in Toronto

Here’s our favorite find for today. It’s a schedule for the Methodist preachers in this area in 1836. You’ll see T. Turley listed and where his preaching assignments are for October, November and December. We happened upon this document in … Continue reading

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