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Several Generations Of My Ancestors, Dukes of Norfolk July 8, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Dukes of Norfolk,Genealogy,Uncategorized — Janet @ 6:44 pm

William Howard  Sir William Howard, 1510-1573   my 12th Great Grandfather

John Howard 1422-1485   Sir John Howard, 1422-1485, my 14th Great Grandfather

Thomas Howard 1443-1524  Sir Thomas Howard, 1443-1524, my 13th Great Grandfather


These images and the accompanying details of their lives and times really help to make history come alive.  Fascinating Reading!




Arne & Carlos Are Coming To Seattle

Filed under: Knitters,Knitting — Janet @ 4:42 pm

Arne and Carlos

Famous Norwegian Knitters – Arne and Carlos

They are coming to Seattle in early October.  I hope I’m here in Seattle at that time.   I’ve been away the past 2 times they’ve been here.



Filed under: Lighthouses,Nantucket Island — Janet @ 2:39 pm

2017_07_06_18_02_47.pdf008 Brant Point – Nantucket

2017_07_06_18_02_47.pdf009  Sankaty Light – Siasconset, Nantucket   note my bicycle in the foreground, I remember chatting with a rather lonely or bored young man who was posted to this lighthouse  – we shared an interest in making hooked rugs.

photos from my collection, dating from the early 1950’s