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3/27/2012

No Madness

Filed under: — Jaime @ 2:27 am

It’s been quite a March. Another stellar St. Pat’s has come and gone. Great weather and great company made this year’s parade one of the best ever. I know I say this every year, but this time I mean it.

Last Thursday, we had the great pleasure of seeing Bela Fleck & the Flecktones. They put on a killer show. It was phenomenal to hear as well as see Victor Wooten play. He makes it look so easy.

Other March goodness includes my wonderful Aunt S- sending along some very helpful family history documents. She single-highhandedly helped me confirm info I had, fill in a number of blanks, and as always with genealogy, create a few more mysteries.

I’ve also finally started putting our tablet to good use as an e-book reader. Earlier this month, I read The Wreckers by Francis Lynde. It was a rather enjoyable read, with a fast moving plot. In it’s prime, the book may have come off as a preachy pro-labor/anti-railroad novel. Enough time has passed that it now seems more a historical action story. I tried finding a bio on this author and couldn’t come up with anything. If you’re familiar with him (her?) let me know and whether the other books are worth reading.

I’m now onto the infamous Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. How I’ve gotten to be this old and this cool, and have not read this yet, I’m not sure. It’s now on the tablet. Quite engrossing, more when I’m done.

Congrats to both of my siblings for their big March news, respectively. Now if only one of us wins that Mega Millions tomorrow, March will have truly been a near perfect month.

3/6/2012

McCliché

Filed under: — Jaime @ 3:18 am

We’re less than two weeks away from St. Patrick’s Day! Savannah’s grandest holiday.

For those of you keeping score, I have been able to trace that I, indeed, have Irish ancestry. I’ve only been able to trace one line officially back to Ireland…North Ireland. County Derry. That counts, right? I say most Americans won’t be able to tell, much less care about, the difference. If you’re related to me and would like to see how I’ve traced this, I’d be happy to show you.

Mike’s side is my focus now. I might get lucky – I’m part Irish, afterall.

If St. Pat’s is not your preference in superficial ethnic holidays as excuses for street parties, I can also trace lines back to Canada, Italy, Scotland, Wales, England, and Germany. Check back with me on Columbus Day or Gwyl Ifan – I’ll be ready to celebrate.

3/5/2012

Small Joy

Filed under: — Jaime @ 11:05 pm

It’s just after 6pm on a Monday, and I’ve been home for nearly an hour. For most of you, this is incredibly insignificant. For me, it is an hour of life reclaimed. Joy!

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