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John William Elder (1836-after 1910)

Various people have listed John William Elder as being the son of Elizabeth and Alfred.  I haven’t made the trip to Charlotte County to investigate the Elder clan yet, but I have done a fair amount of research via census … Continue reading

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Pictures don’t always tell a 1000 words

For this photo, Grandmother Allen (Rosa Caudle Allen) took little Virginia and Margie to Troy.  It may be hard to tell from the photo, but this was no simple feat.  She had to get them up early and get a … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung….not

So, just returned from a wonderful four day weekend at the beach.  Thursday was a bit cold, but Friday through Sunday were amazing.  Saturday and Sunday it was actually 78-80 degrees!  Needless to say, I’m more than ready for spring. … Continue reading

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Still Pondering

I’m going to see how things go for the next few weeks as I ease back in to running and other exercise. I’ve been eating like crap (not compared to a year and a half ago, but compared to a … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Plateau

I think I’ve found my plateau. And I struggle. I’ve never tried really hard to lose weight. I ate better and exercised and the weight loss happened. Now, I think is where it gets hard. I’m not sure I want … Continue reading

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Stupid Toe

So week before last, right after returning from my half marathon, I stubbed my toe. I took a week off thinking I was giving it enough time to heal. I mean, it was a stubbed toe. Yes, a bad one, … Continue reading

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My Half Marathon

was amazing. My dad and I got to the expo and he looked around and said, “This is a pretty big deal, huh?” I just laughed. He knew it was a big deal for me, but didn’t realize it was … Continue reading

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