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Break Through the Brick Walls

“You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you.” ~ George Lucas ~ Many of you may not know I’ve being doing genealogy research for close to two… Continue reading Break Through the Brick Walls

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Without the Rain, There Would Be No Rainbows, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbows.” ~ G. K. Chesterton ~ southern indica ‘Formosa’ This past weekend we had rain. No, really…it rained. Sunday in particular. Most people bemoan rain, but I adore a good rainy day. My Aunt LaRue was… Continue reading Without the Rain, There Would Be No Rainbows, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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And, What Would Justice Be? by Beverly Hicks Burch

“For Children are innocent and love justice, while most of us are wicked and naturally prefer mercy.” ~ G. K. Chesterton: ‘The Coloured Lands’ ~ Eleven days before Christmas 27 bodies lay dead after a gruesome shooting at an elementary school in Newton, CT. Twenty of the little bodies were innocent children ranging in ages… Continue reading And, What Would Justice Be? by Beverly Hicks Burch

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A Big Place to Play Marbles?! by Beverly Hicks Burch

If you are a golfer you may recognize this picture..but, then again maybe not. Why? Well, this particular view. This shot was taken from atop of the Harbour Town Lighthouse on Hilton Head (SC). I have always loved the view from the top of lighthouses. There’s just nothing like it…well, except maybe the view from… Continue reading A Big Place to Play Marbles?! by Beverly Hicks Burch