Originally posted 2016-01-21 17:00:10.   So here we are into week four of the series and I have to admit, I’m liking it more every week. I really enjoyed the books even though the story is a very familiar one. I can move past the commonalities with The Lord of the Rings. However, the acting for…

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Originally posted 2016-01-19 20:04:27.   Welcome to week 3 of Finding our Family Roots. Last week we listed several sources for seeking out our family history. I hope those links were helpful ! I know at the start this can be a bit overwhelming. I found so much information right away that I was not…

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Originally posted 2016-01-14 17:00:28. After a two hour premiere that moved so fast I was nearly discouraged from watching, Shannara has found its pace ! The third episode opens and Aunt Pyria has been killed by the demon fury and Allanon is seriously injured. Wil and Amerle set off to find some muddy substance that…

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Originally posted 2016-01-12 12:00:35. Alright ! Week 2 of of family research ! So we’ve spent a week enjoying family memories, sorting through all our granny’s attics and Bibles and interviewing anyone who knows anything about our family. Let’s talk about our next step. I want to start by stressing the habit of being organized….

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Originally posted 2016-01-07 17:00:27. MTV aired it’s first episode of The Chronicles of Shannara last night and for the most part I am impressed. I didn’t go into it thinking MTV would stick totally to the book because it’s “based on” the books and it would take forever to stick to the story completely. I…

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Originally posted 2016-01-05 12:00:11. Welcome to 2016 ! I can’t believe another year has passed and we’re on to bigger and better things in our lives ! For many the holidays are all about family. Family makes us who we are today and they are the support we need to move forward to the future….

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Originally posted 2015-10-03 17:28:07. Hello fellow lovers of Geek Culture ! I’m Belinda a new contributor here at Geeks and Geeklets. A little about myself: I’m mom to a clan of awesome kids of whom all but one is gone from my smothering motherly affections. I’m a part-time writer and avid reader of mostly horror…

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I found that after all of my searching and researching that there is usually something I’ve missed. Honestly, the amount of resources that are available online is unreal. Searching those sources can be difficult. Many times the names were transcribed wrong or they aren’t legible at all. This is where you can benefit from the…

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Episode six of our epic adventure ! This week started off with a weird dream involving Amberle and Wil. Yes, you guessed it I’m sure. Amberle and Wil playing on a playground that ultimately leads to a near sexual encounter that becomes a nightmare that includes the Dagda Mor. The more I think about it,…

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  We’re continuing our family research this week with a few resource links that will help you search ! It’s always good to have a few trusted sources you can go to for more information or even a new search as you progress through other branches of your family. 1.Organization. These are links that will help…

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This week I want to talk directly about the show more than what happened on the show. I’ve spent several weeks reading the reviews of this series and especially those of the “critics”. First off we should all stop comparing this show to The Lord of the Rings. I realize the story is similar but…

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This week we’re going to try and prove what information we have by digging deeper into records available online and offline. By now we should have decided which of our family lines we want to search. We’ve downloaded our software and we’ve printed out any paper forms we want to use. Hopefully we’ve also added…

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