This first week of July has seen an embarrassment of riches to write about; I almost couldn’t decide where to start. But my mother’s birthday seems like an appropriate place to begin. My mother turns 80 this year. Like my father, Mom was born into a poor family; however, unlike Dad, hers was an urban, not rural, poverty. She was …
July 7, 2012 Saturday at 5:17 pm
“It’ll go on your permanent record!” We found out in the last post that that’s no idle threat, at least in New Mexico. Last week I received a portion of my permanent record from the Albuquerque Public Schools. I attended APS from second grade to tenth grade before my family moved to California. The portion of my record shown below …
July 3, 2012 Tuesday at 9:18 pm
It was a dark and stormy night. In fact it had been a dark and stormy day. My name’s Craig and I work out of the 99th precinct. But tonight I was on a caper of my own. It was raining (did I mention it was a dark and stormy night?), So I pulled my trench coat around me …
April 22, 2012 Sunday at 12:37 am
What to do they have in common with Microsoft, atomic bombs, and Isabella of Castile? Coming this week at GeneaBlogie!
January 1, 2012 Sunday at 9:53 am
But don’t overlook the captcha below the comment. I hated to have to do that, but it became necessary to fight the forces of evil!
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A few years ago, the footnoteMaven began the tradition of “blog caroling.” It’s a key part of the geneablogosphere’s holiday season. GeneaBlogie this year presents three blog “carols.” Light One Candle This Peter, Paul and Mary piece is a secular bit which has become popular for Chanuka and other festivals. Light one candle for the Maccabee children Give thanks that …
December 14, 2010 Tuesday at 3:00 am
You don’t even want to know what a nightmare the past few days have been from a technical standpoint here in the Bloggcast Center! Suffice it to say, mind your php’s and your sql’s! We hope to back to operational status in about 24 hours.
June 29, 2010 Tuesday at 7:08 pm