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A Giant Pickle and a Lady “Waiting” for Him

Ever since I was a kid, I have loved postcards.  I think my ancestors instilled in me a desire to travel and in previous centuries getting a postcard in the mail allowed one to get a glimpse of that faraway place.  I have a collection of cards sent to other family members as well.  When my grandmother Roma died, we found hundreds of postcards in her farmhouse.  Recently I have been examining my collection for a new project and I have found several great genealogy nuggets!  This one titled, “A Carload of Cucumbers.” For the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Oct 2-8 [1909] is one of my favorites.

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Bucket Trucks & America

This morning I read an email from a fellow genealogist Thomas MacEntee.  He said “Don’t give up on 2020” and explained how even in these uncertain times we should stay positive.  I couldn’t agree more! While the world seems so negative around us, we need to find and share hope and positivity that does exist and to remember not to allow politics and division to define us as Americans. 

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