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Treasure Chest Thursday

Charm Bracelet Treasure Chest Thursday is a blog theme that focuses on a family treasure or heirloom.  This sterling silver charm bracelet belonged to my mother, Caroline Livingston, nee Elbert.  She also had a 14k gold charm bracelet, that I don’t have a photo of, with a ton more charms than this one has.  She wore one or the other bracelet to church and on special occasions when she dressed

Wordless Wednesday

Mahala Branham, nee Christian   Oct 1869 – Apr 1902

Mobile Apps – U.S. Census Bureau

Just ran across this while looking up something on the Census Bureau site.  Who knew?  The app is just for economic indicators, and is available for iPhone or Android. Mobile Apps – U.S. Census Bureau

Veteran’s Day – a Little History

Happy Veteran’s Day!   Thank you to all veteran’s for their service!! U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raise the American flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, on Feb. 23, 1945 during World War II. Photo: Joe Rosenthal / AP The history of Veteran’s Day began with the armistice (the ceasing of fighting) signed at the end of World War I, which went into effect in 1918 on the