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Archive for August, 2010

Ain’t Global Warming Fun!

Hello,
Sorry I haven’t written lately. but I have been trying to keep this farm going in perhaps the worst summer heat I have ever seen in my 60-plus years.  Luckily, up in our mountain valley, we have been getting just enough rain, but down on the flat lands, it is looking real brown.  We had [...]

World War 2 - On the Sea and under the Earth

Hello,
I have been distracted from my genealogical studies, trying to deal with this awful hot and dry summer on our farm.  But I have been taking a daily heat break, and searching old newspapers in Fayette Co., Pa., and I am collaborating with several Johnson family collaborators.  Some of this information confirms the Johnson’s ties [...]