Tag: Silver Family

Don’t Excise Me! Love Makes a Family

I haven’t posted anything for quite a while. This is probably not the best way to dive back into the pool, but I read something on a blog recently that disturbed me and I can’t get it out of my

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Elinor Brown

     It is possible to explore family history and understand it reasonably well, family, on the other hand, is always a mystery.      The problem with trying to understand your own family is that you were a child when you

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What Happened to Gertrude

The title of this post refers to my great-aunt, Gertrude Silver, and I struggled to decide if the title should be a statement or a question.  I think I need a new punctuation mark, because the answer is a bit

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We’ll Weather the Weather Whatever the Weather

We have the boat out of the water, the bathtub filled with water and everything off the deck.  There’s enough peanut butter to survive on and the flashlights are ready and so we sit here in coastal Connecticut watching the

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It’s Constitution Day

On September 17, 1787 the final draft of the United States Constitution was signed in Philadelphia. We moved from being a Confederation of states to a nation with a strong central government.  An election was scheduled on January 7, 1789

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