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The Extraordinary Bond Between an Uncle and His Nephew

By Debra Bayani

During the Middle Ages good relationships between close relatives could not always be taken for granted. Especially during the Wars of the Roses, also known as the ‘Cousin’s War’, at times it seemed impossible to even trust your own brother. 2,898 more words

Henry VII

Busy Busy Busy

It’s been a manic couple of days for me. A local charity shop ordered some of my jewellery so I’ve been frantically making as many pieces as possible. 72 more words

Uncle John versus the squirrel

My mother and her siblings were the children of poor Irish immigrants. As was the case with most immigrants, they struggled to survive every day. 492 more words



“Do not be afraid of defeat. You are never so near to victory as when defeated in a good cause.” – Henry Ward Beecher


A Day in the Life: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

When I was growing up in Indy, my mom’s youngest brother stayed with us on and off for a number of years. A career salesman, the last job I recall him having was wig salesman when I was in the ninth grade. 321 more words

A Day In The Life

1590 - Francesca

Age 11. Daughter of Bartolomeo and his wife Gismonda.

Francesca is without a father or mother for several days; staying with her mother’s sister, Laura, and her husband Fidele, a woodworker in… 49 more words


Words of Wisdom: From my Uncle to You

I don’t do this often but the rare occasions that I do dedicate my posts to a specific person it shows the value and influence they have in my life. 1,025 more words