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Christmas and Holiday Funny Names

Funny Christmas Names Make for a Holly Jolly Holiday! by Craig L. Foster   This is a special time of year and to celebrate this season; and by scanning census, voting, birth and death records found at FamilySearch and other … Continue reading

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Halloween and Fall-Themed Names

Wickedly Wild Fun with Halloween and Thanksgiving Related Names   By Craig L. Foster What a great time of year. It’s autumn and this is the time of year that Autumn Autumn (of Boonesboro, MD, 2013) probably loves the most. … Continue reading

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Independence Day and Summer Names Are a Blast

Independence Day and Summer Names Are a Blast: Family History Sources for Funny Names and Much More   Craig L. Foster   This week Americans will celebrate Independence Day on the 4th of July. For many, it is not only … Continue reading

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Irish Eyes Are Smiling with St. Paddy’s Day Names: Family History Sources for Funny Names and Much More

Irish Eyes Are Smiling with St. Paddy’s Day Names: Family History Sources for Funny Names and Much More   Craig L. Foster On St. Patrick’s Day everyone is Irish! Race and ethnicity don’t matter as people wear green, eat and … Continue reading

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Where I have been and some news

I know it has been just about 10 months since I blogged and I really feel bad about it.  However, I just went through a period of feeling pretty depressed about my writing and the whole process and I just … Continue reading

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Review for Highland Surrender

Title:        Highland Surrender Author:    Tracy Brogan Length:     369 pages Price:        3.99 currently for the e-book, 6.99 for the paperback.  You can also borrow this book for free if you have a … Continue reading

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Two free kindle downloads

I just wanted to alert you that there are two free downloads available on the kindle today about Ireland.  They look like fun and for the huge cost of nothing, they’re worth getting.  Just so you know, if you don’t … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day, Part 3

Today I want to talk about Irish music and I want to play some for you.  Due to the fact that I cannot get music to play on my blog site here in any sort of nice way, I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Genealogical Sources for Writers, part 2

Last week I spent some time talking about how using a census could help a writer get some ideas for names and relationships as well as life-style details for their fiction.  I am going to be spending four weeks talking … Continue reading

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Announcement: I’m teaching a class

I’ve been mentioning this a bit but wanted to post it on my blog as soon as I could and I would sure appreciate it if you were willing to pass this around to other writing groups you belong to. … Continue reading

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