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All doors are closed,
all the houses
are deserted.

All paths and roads
are impassable
overgrown in thorns.

The home of my childhood
all the lights are turned off. 24 more words


Hitting a Brick Wall?

Browsing the internet yesterday, I found that the staff over at msn.com had shared some reasons why my weight loss might have slowed. They were writing this for me, right? 1,031 more words

It's Not Always in the Surname

It’s Not always in the Surname
Finding Slave Ancestors & Owners

There is a long standing belief that African Americans adopted the surname of their Owners, when they were set free from slavery. 642 more words

Brick Wall

Telling the Story... Research Can Get in the Way.

Every so often, I take an inventory of my genealogical research. I look over my data, combing over hundreds of documents, newspaper articles and correspondence with near and distant relatives. 342 more words


How to Stress Less: Try "Brick Wall" Thinking

I’ll go on the record and say that I’m a fairly emotional person. I don’t cry during TV commercials or anything (OK, sometimes), but I am a “feeling” person–when something hurts me, I feel it deeply. 143 more words



Between a series of winter storms the last few weeks and being very busy at work I haven’t had much of a chance to get out nor have I been feeling very creative.  60 more words

Shane Costantino


Began the year jumping in head first. Jobs don’t come if you don’t work at it. So far in January tested out my black backdrop, photographed my first frozen party and explored the streets of LA. 9 more words