beating the heat – Katerina finds a shady spot
Church of St Peter and St Clare, Fenny Compton, Wiltshire, England. This church dates back to 1320.
The church of my 9th Great Grandfather, Luke Hitchcock. Luke was born in Fenny Compton in 1614. He emigrated to America and ended his days in 1659 in Wethersfield Connecticut. Part of the Great Migration.
Beauty In Weathered Gravestones July 29, 2017
Gravestone for Zechariah Walker, South Cemetery, Woodbury, Lichfield County, Connecticut
Zechariah Walker was my 8th Great Grandfather. He was born in Boston in 1637, died in 1699, in Woodbury Connecticut at age 63.
His parents were born in England and married in Boston in 1635. His mother came to America in 1630. She lived first in Salem. I haven’t been able to determine when his father immigrated to America.
I like the way this gravestone has weathered – beautiful.
Seattle Now & Then: ‘The City is More Than Human’ July 27, 2017
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NOW: Holding his book “The City Is More Than Human,” historian Frederick L. Brown, poses for Jean Sherrard in the traffic on 8th Avenue NW. Brown only seems to be in danger. The cars behind him have been stopped by the traffic light at NW 58th Street.
Here stands historian Fred Brown holding his new book and farmer Jess Jensen holding the roped reins attached to his four cows. The two-legged animals pose near one another and the intersection of NW 58th Street and 8th Avenue NW, although across about a century of time. Before Ballard’s 1907 annexation into Seattle, 58th was named Times Street (not knowing other or better, I propose that it was…
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