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As you in the Southeast are settling in for what promises to be an entertaining couple of days, and those of you in the UK and the rest of Europe are suffering through a miserable winter (wettest ...
by annetteboardman
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 06:32 AM PST with 12 Recommends
My wife and I recently received a pair of electronic photo frames as a gift, and decided that we’d put photos of family and friends on one of them, and photos from our travels on the other. In our ...
by fenway49
Comment Count 165 comments on Tue Jan 28, 2014 at 09:57 AM PST with 84 Recommends
Lately we've had a lot of great research tips from mayim and others. All I had in reserve was more stories about long-gone people, and I had no time to do anything else, so this week we'll make do ...
by fenway49
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jan 10, 2014 at 08:45 AM PST with 15 Recommends
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 05:35 PM PST with 9 Recommends
As I recounted in my very first GFHC diary , I learned almost two years ago that my great-grandfather Lee was not Irish Catholic as claimed but instead descended from the earliest New England ...
by fenway49
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST with 21 Recommends
COPYPASTE \http:\/\/tinyurl.com/DkGeoGrps FOR LINKING. Revision is continual : send corrections, additions, mergers, "ceased activity", etc. HERE . SCROLL ALPHABETICALLY BELOW INTRO OR ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 09:08 PM PST with 38 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 62 comments on Thu Sep 26, 2013 at 07:38 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
Some people have rules for reading. They only read certain genres, they won't read other genres. they don't like fiction told through a second-person point of view (this is one of my hang-ups; if I ...
by bookgirl
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
* With apologies to Richard ...
by shortfinals
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 08:41 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 67 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 07:49 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
I just got back from a protest at the largest coal plant in New England, the coal plant at Brayton Point in Somerset, Massachusetts, right near Providence. Here's some backstory on the protest: ...
by cordgrass
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 02:16 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Turning on the news tonight, the local news stations are flagging a low pressure weather system swirling up out of Pennsylvania into central New York and slowly moving to the east into New ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 04:26 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
I recently found that I'd been given a gift subsciption to DK, but I didn't not see a message telling who made the gift. If my generous benefactor is among us, thank you! I'm grateful and touched. ...
by fenway49
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Jun 07, 2013 at 01:25 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 06:53 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Harvesting oysters in New England goes back to way before colonial times. Although today oysters are harvested mainly for food, back in the 1700’s they were collected for their shells. Limestone, ...
by Mark H
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Apr 13, 2013 at 12:02 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 08:29 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
The no-such-thing-as-global-warming people are shouting from the rooftops. See all that snow? Let’s get back to the business of smokestacks and oil and forget all this scientific mumbo-jumbo ...
by 51percent
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 03:00 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Up until the moment this diary is published I hadn't written a diary or comment in 11 days. (I've kind of been "away.") And I wish I didn't have to write this one now, but I can delay it no more. ...
by Clytemnestra
Comment Count 99 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 10:02 AM PST with 104 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 10:47 AM PST with 25 Recommends