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@fraeuleingenealogie Profile picture

@fraeuleingenealogie

Gotha Innenstadt

Gotha adelt Nr. 1
Die Nachfahren von Ernst dem Frommen finden sich heute in fast jedem europäischen Königshaus und wird deshalb hier auch der "Opa Europas" genannt.
Letzter Tag des #genealogentag

Ein Spaziergang durch Gotha:
Schloss Friedenstein, das rote Alte Rathaus mit seinem Turm, die Orangerie und der Schlosspark

#71dgt19 #fraeuleingenealogie #genealogie #genealogy #familienforschung #ancestry #ahnenforschung #germanancestry #thüringen #gotha #schlossfriedenstein #gothaadelt

Gotha adelt Nr. 1 
Die Nachfahren von Ernst dem Frommen finden sich heute in fast jedem europäischen Königshaus und wird deshalb hier auch der "Opa Europas" genannt. 
Letzter Tag des #genealogentag

Ein Spaziergang durch Gotha:
Schloss Friedenstein, das rote Alte Rathaus mit seinem Turm, die Orangerie und der Schlosspark

#71dgt19 #fraeuleingenealogie #genealogie #genealogy #familienforschung #ancestry #ahnenforschung #germanancestry #thüringen #gotha #schlossfriedenstein #gothaadelt
3 0 1 hour ago
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@walkmypast

I’m taking my daughter for a walk. The cemetery just happens to be on our road which I love. And right now there is this amazing car parked right next to it. I couldn’t help but take a photo! And then of course, slide to see the B&W version. It’s like stepping back in time!

I’m taking my daughter for a walk. The cemetery just happens to be on our road which I love. And right now there is this amazing car parked right next to it. I couldn’t help but take a photo! And then of course, slide to see the B&W version. It’s like stepping back in time!
2 1 1 hour ago
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@kindredsecrets

Podcast recommendation: The History Chicks is your two best friends sitting at your kitchen table, having a cuppa and talking about all the fantastic women in history. At least, that's how I feel listening to them!
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There's plenty of American women from the 19th and 20th centuries featured as well as women worldwide throughout the centuries plus fictional characters too!
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Sometimes our female ancestors get lost in the misogyny of historical record keeping and thwarted opportunities. This podcast helps remind me that even if the only thing I ever find out about my female ancestor is their name, they still had hopes, disappointments, smiles, quirks, loves, hobbies and so much more.
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#historychicks #women #podcasts #genealogy #familytreeresearch #familyhistory #ancestry #ancestors #familystories #research #researchtips #familytree #findmyfamily #history #tree #instahistory #instagenealogy #womenshistory

Podcast recommendation: The History Chicks is your two best friends sitting at your kitchen table, having a cuppa and talking about all the fantastic women in history. At least, that's how I feel listening to them!
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There's plenty of American women from the 19th and 20th centuries featured as well as women worldwide throughout the centuries plus fictional characters too!
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Sometimes our female ancestors get lost in the misogyny of historical record keeping and thwarted opportunities. This podcast helps remind me that even if the only thing I ever find out about my female ancestor is their name, they still had hopes, disappointments, smiles, quirks, loves, hobbies and so much more.
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#historychicks #women #podcasts #genealogy #familytreeresearch #familyhistory #ancestry #ancestors  #familystories #research #researchtips #familytree #findmyfamily #history #tree #instahistory #instagenealogy #womenshistory
3 0 1 hour ago
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@sarah.colette

Rosemary harvest moons
and moments of vulnerability
I’m a freight train
with broken brakes
Trekking into the depths
of the cosmos
to find you
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Rosemary harvest moons
and moments of vulnerability
I’m a freight train
with broken brakes
Trekking into the depths 
of the cosmos
to find you
🌕
15 1 2 hours ago
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@blackstonepublishing

“Trinity Sight sucked me in, spun me around, and blew me away…Riveting.“-Nicky Drayden, author of The Prey of Gods
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“The most original, thought-provoking novel I’ve read in years.“-Alexis Rhone Fancher, poetry editor for Cultural Weekly and author of Enter Here and Junkie Wife
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“A much-needed twist on the postapocalyptic novel, at once action-packed and filled with thoughtful meditations on science, belief, story, and belonging.“-Kim Fu, author of The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore
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Calliope Santiago awakens to find herself in a strange and sinister wasteland, a shadow of the New Mexico she knew. Heavy-bellied with twins, she must make her way across this dangerous landscape with a group of fellow survivors.
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Trinity Sight
A Novel
by Jennifer Givhan @jenngivhan1111
Audiobook read by January LaVoy
Available 10/1/19

#trinitysight #jennifergivhan #magicalrealism #folklore #storytelling #antropology #magic #ancestry #paranormal #aboriginal #dreamworld #apocalypse #bookstagram #bookbuzz #fallbooks #comingsoon #desert #coverdesign #designinspiration #bookstoread #bookrecommendations #lifestylephotography #cooldesign #bookcover #bookcoverdesign

“Trinity Sight sucked me in, spun me around, and blew me away…Riveting.“-Nicky Drayden, author of The Prey of Gods
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“The most original, thought-provoking novel I’ve read in years.“-Alexis Rhone Fancher, poetry editor for Cultural Weekly and author of Enter Here and Junkie Wife
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“A much-needed twist on the postapocalyptic novel, at once action-packed and filled with thoughtful meditations on science, belief, story, and belonging.“-Kim Fu, author of The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore
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Calliope Santiago awakens to find herself in a strange and sinister wasteland, a shadow of the New Mexico she knew. Heavy-bellied with twins, she must make her way across this dangerous landscape with a group of fellow survivors.
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Trinity Sight
A Novel
by Jennifer Givhan @jenngivhan1111 
Audiobook read by January LaVoy
Available 10/1/19

#trinitysight #jennifergivhan #magicalrealism #folklore #storytelling #antropology #magic #ancestry #paranormal #aboriginal #dreamworld #apocalypse #bookstagram #bookbuzz #fallbooks #comingsoon #desert #coverdesign #designinspiration #bookstoread #bookrecommendations #lifestylephotography #cooldesign #bookcover #bookcoverdesign
37 1 3 hours ago
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@marvik__

Atitlán, Solola, Guatemala

My uncle Manuel Ixcot recently passed may God bless his soul 😔. I'm extremely proud of my Maya heritage and even though I haven't seen them since my childhood growing up in Guatemala they are still in my heart and mean the world to me. My uncle was there for me in a very tough time in my life and I will never forget it. Love you tio... rest in peace🙏
#Ixcot #Familia #Family #ManuelIxcot #MayaBlood #Ancestry #ProudToBeIxcot #LoveYouFamily #Bendiciones #RememberWhereYouComeFrom #WeWillRiseAgain #Respect #RIP

My uncle Manuel Ixcot recently passed may God bless his soul 😔. I'm extremely proud of my Maya heritage and even though I haven't seen them since my childhood growing up in Guatemala they are still in my heart and mean the world to me. My uncle was there for me in a very tough time in my life and I will never forget it. Love you tio... rest in peace🙏
#Ixcot #Familia #Family #ManuelIxcot #MayaBlood #Ancestry #ProudToBeIxcot #LoveYouFamily #Bendiciones #RememberWhereYouComeFrom #WeWillRiseAgain #Respect #RIP
1 0 3 hours ago
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@vicky.and.eddie

Closer detail of the handwriting in my latest post. Please swipe to see the complete poem. ⁣

What is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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And what is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A morsel of ribbon and feathers and lace;⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A mischievous elf with an angel's face;⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A thorn that will tease you,⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A rose that will please you,⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A will-o-the-wisp for eluding your chase —⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
And that is a girl!⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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And what is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A riddle whose meaning no mortal could guess;⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
With "No" on her tongue when her heart would say "Yes"⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
Half artful, half simple⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
Half pout, and half dimple⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
Whose eyes would betray what her lips would repress—⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
And that is a girl! ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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—Archibald W. Fill⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
8. July 08.⁣⁣⁣

Closer detail of the handwriting in my latest post. Please swipe to see the complete poem. ⁣
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What is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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And what is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A morsel of ribbon and feathers and lace;⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A mischievous elf with an angel's face;⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A thorn that will tease you,⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A rose that will please you,⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A will-o-the-wisp for eluding your chase —⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
And that is a girl!⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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And what is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
A riddle whose meaning no mortal could guess;⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
With "No" on her tongue when her heart would say "Yes"⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
Half artful, half simple⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
Half pout,  and half dimple⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
Whose eyes would betray what her lips would repress—⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
And that is a girl! ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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—Archibald W. Fill⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
8. July 08.⁣⁣⁣
3 1 5 hours ago
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@vicky.and.eddie

What is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣
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And what is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣
A morsel of ribbon and feathers and lace;⁣⁣⁣⁣
A mischievous elf with an angel's face;⁣⁣⁣⁣
A thorn that will tease you,⁣⁣⁣⁣
A rose that will please you,⁣⁣⁣⁣
A will-o-the-wisp for eluding your chase —⁣⁣⁣⁣
And that is a girl!⁣⁣⁣⁣
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And what is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣
A riddle whose meaning no mortal could guess;⁣⁣⁣⁣
With "No" on her tongue when her heart would say "Yes"⁣⁣⁣⁣
Half artful, half simple⁣⁣⁣⁣
Half pout, and half dimple⁣⁣⁣⁣
Whose eyes would betray what her lips would repress—⁣⁣⁣⁣
And that is a girl! ⁣⁣⁣⁣
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—Archibald W. Fill⁣⁣⁣⁣
8. July 08.⁣⁣⁣
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This guy sure knew how to capture the complicated nature of women beautifully. Both in his calligraphy and prose. ⁣⁣
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Keep an eye out for future works I'll be posting from Archibald. He was also quite the artist! Probably quite a catch in his time. *swoon*😊

What is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣
⁣⁣⁣⁣
And what is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣
A morsel of ribbon and feathers and lace;⁣⁣⁣⁣
A mischievous elf with an angel's face;⁣⁣⁣⁣
A thorn that will tease you,⁣⁣⁣⁣
A rose that will please you,⁣⁣⁣⁣
A will-o-the-wisp for eluding your chase —⁣⁣⁣⁣
And that is a girl!⁣⁣⁣⁣
⁣⁣⁣⁣
And what is a girl?⁣⁣⁣⁣
A riddle whose meaning no mortal could guess;⁣⁣⁣⁣
With "No" on her tongue when her heart would say "Yes"⁣⁣⁣⁣
Half artful, half simple⁣⁣⁣⁣
Half pout,  and half dimple⁣⁣⁣⁣
Whose eyes would betray what her lips would repress—⁣⁣⁣⁣
And that is a girl! ⁣⁣⁣⁣
⁣⁣⁣⁣
—Archibald W. Fill⁣⁣⁣⁣
8. July 08.⁣⁣⁣
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This guy sure knew how to capture the complicated nature of women beautifully. Both in his calligraphy and prose. ⁣⁣
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Keep an eye out for future works I'll be posting from Archibald. He was also quite the artist! Probably quite a catch in his time. *swoon*😊
3 3 5 hours ago
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@kingsimonproductions

Rest In Power Aunt Marie. Love YOU always:

Our Historian Aunt had the FAMILY LIBRARY in her head. She is the one who shared the history of Grace Jones @gracejonesofficial and her close connection to our family in Spanish Town, Jamaica... They use to call her "GRACIE." She would remember the year we were born and the circumstances around it. Her memory was phenomenal. To say the least. Lol. She was quick wit Gemini #6 woman who enjoyed life.
Aunt Marie (RIP) and Uncle Tommy were two of my favorites relatives...because of their honesty and direct to the point attitude. They would "Cus" you out at a drop of Dollar and "Laugh" and "Joke" with you later. Lol.

The simple things made Aunt Marie happy cooking and dancing were two of them. I use to hear them play oldies music and dance when I was a child. Because my father had a small Louge/Nite Club in the basement of our family house (in Crown Heights at the time near the Brooklyn Jewish Hospital)...and he opened it the same year I was born (1967) to make extra money for himself and his family...and Aunt Marie and Uncle Tommy were a part of that journey.
That story and much more will be in my up coming Autobiography called, 'WHEN THE LATE BELL RANG.' Love you Auntie...and may you travel with the ancestors in love and light. Asé

Aunt Marie's Wake/Funeral will be on Sat. Sept. 21st @ 9am at The Pilgrim Church at 572 Rockaway Ave Brooklyn, NY.
Thank you Karen Morris-Burns for sharing your mom and these pics of her and Uncle Tommy. I have so much memories in my MIND. Love and Light. @kaylovedandblessed

#auntie #loveforever #ancestors #healing #love #hoodoo #history #africandiaspora #fortheculture #indigenous #repost #hiddencontentnetwork #supportblack #reconnectingthediaspora #connectingpeople #supporteachother #spirituality #carribean #magicmoments #genealogy #creative #angels #divinefeminine #family #goddess #ancestry #bhfyp

Rest In Power Aunt Marie. Love YOU always:

Our Historian Aunt had the FAMILY LIBRARY in her head. She is the one who shared the history of Grace Jones @gracejonesofficial and her close connection to our family in Spanish Town, Jamaica... They use to call her "GRACIE." She would remember the year we were born and the circumstances around it. Her memory was phenomenal. To say the least. Lol. She was quick wit Gemini #6 woman who enjoyed life. 
Aunt Marie (RIP) and Uncle Tommy were two of my favorites relatives...because of their honesty and direct to the point attitude. They would "Cus" you out at a drop of Dollar and "Laugh" and "Joke" with you later. Lol.

The simple things made Aunt Marie happy cooking and dancing were two of them. I use to hear them play oldies music and dance when I was a child. Because my father had a small Louge/Nite Club in the basement of our family house (in Crown Heights at the time near the Brooklyn Jewish Hospital)...and he opened it the same year I was born (1967) to make extra money for himself and his family...and Aunt Marie and Uncle Tommy were a part of that journey. 
That story and much more will be in my up coming Autobiography called, 'WHEN THE LATE BELL RANG.' Love you Auntie...and may you travel with the ancestors in love and light. Asé

Aunt Marie's Wake/Funeral will be on Sat. Sept. 21st @ 9am at The Pilgrim Church at 572 Rockaway Ave Brooklyn, NY. 
Thank you Karen Morris-Burns for sharing your mom and these pics of her and Uncle Tommy. I have so much memories in my MIND. Love and Light. @kaylovedandblessed

#auntie #loveforever #ancestors #healing #love #hoodoo #history #africandiaspora #fortheculture #indigenous #repost #hiddencontentnetwork #supportblack #reconnectingthediaspora #connectingpeople #supporteachother #spirituality #carribean #magicmoments #genealogy #creative #angels #divinefeminine #family #goddess #ancestry #bhfyp
29 4 5 hours ago
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@beautiful_lifeofmine

I was quite excited to receive my results. Some I knew about, others throw me off when it came down to my DNA. So here's a big part of who I am. Also I'm so glad many of you wanted to see as well.
Please keep in mind that this is an estimate and can always change in the future. I hope it does, maybe narrow down have more specifics.
Hope you enjoy :)
#mylife
#aboutme
#ancestry
#adventure
#knowledge
#aboutmyself

I was quite excited to receive my results. Some I knew about, others throw me off when it came down to my DNA. So here's a big part of who I am. Also I'm so glad many of you wanted to see as well. 
Please keep in mind that this is an estimate and can always change in the future. I hope it does, maybe narrow down have more specifics.
Hope you enjoy :)
#mylife
#aboutme
#ancestry
#adventure
#knowledge
#aboutmyself
7 0 6 hours ago
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@jessicahellwigspear

It was a perfect day for me and my mom to hangout at Pendleton Cemetery in Doe Run, Missouri meeting our ancestors.
#ancestry #doerunmo

It was a perfect day for me and my mom to hangout at  Pendleton Cemetery in Doe Run, Missouri meeting our ancestors. 
#ancestry #doerunmo
4 0 6 hours ago
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@anahatara

Recent piece in honor of the Pisces Full Moon. This sigil is a bridge between the conscious and the unconscious. The intention is to deepen ones intuition and psychic abilities, connection to the astral realm, clear communication with ancestors and spirit guides, remember dreams, past lives, and karmic ties, and to bring the subconscious to the surface mind. Pisces natural ruler is Neptune 🔱 and this sign is associated with dreams, imagination, creativity, intuition, spirituality, feelings, and emotions. The Pisces glyph ♓ represents two fishes who are swimming away from each other conjoined by a chord. One fish represents the personality and the other, the soul. Pisces is feminine, negative (receptive), mutable (adaptive), and ruled by the element water ▽. It is the natural ruler of the 12th house of the Zodiac and is represented by The Moon card in the tarot. The basic nature is "the mystic or the martyr." I have a deep love and admiration for Pisces people and all this sign represents. 🦋 Happy Piscean Luna 🦋
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#sigil #alchemy #heArtwork #art #glyphs #symbolism #creativeimpulse #creativeselfexpression #esotericart #occultart #soulsexpression #luna #pisces #neptune #virgo #mooncycle #ancestry #5d #bridgingworlds #magick #thephilosophersstone #unconscious #subconscious #dreams #wishuponastar #innerrealms

Recent piece in honor of the Pisces Full Moon. This sigil is a bridge between the conscious and the unconscious. The intention is to deepen ones intuition and psychic abilities, connection to the astral realm, clear communication with ancestors and spirit guides, remember dreams, past lives, and karmic ties, and to bring the subconscious to the surface mind. Pisces natural ruler is Neptune 🔱 and this sign is associated with dreams, imagination, creativity, intuition, spirituality, feelings, and emotions. The Pisces glyph ♓ represents two fishes who are swimming away from each other conjoined by a chord. One fish represents the personality and the other, the soul. Pisces is feminine, negative (receptive), mutable (adaptive), and ruled by the element water ▽. It is the natural ruler of the 12th house of the Zodiac and is represented by The Moon card in the tarot. The basic nature is "the mystic or the martyr." I have a deep love and admiration for Pisces people and all this sign represents. 🦋 Happy Piscean Luna 🦋
🌑🌘🌗🌖🌕🌔🌓🌒🌑
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#sigil #alchemy #heArtwork #art #glyphs #symbolism #creativeimpulse #creativeselfexpression #esotericart #occultart #soulsexpression #luna #pisces #neptune #virgo #mooncycle #ancestry #5d #bridgingworlds #magick #thephilosophersstone #unconscious #subconscious #dreams #wishuponastar #innerrealms
12 0 7 hours ago
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@bygonetimesgenealogyandhistory

ONCE UPON A TIME

An old abandoned gas station sits on mountain road in western NC. Oh, if those pumps could talk... I was up in the NC mountains today meeting up with some friends and passed this old gas station. I'm sure it could tell stories of local folks and travelers alike. Who knows...some of my own kinfolk may have stopped here at one time.

#oldbuildings #ncmountains #ancestry #genealogist #genealogy #familyhistory #familyhistorian #vanessasgenealogy #vanessaslifeingreenville

ONCE UPON A TIME

An old abandoned gas station sits on mountain road in western NC. Oh, if those pumps could talk... I was up in the NC mountains today meeting up with some friends and passed this old gas station. I'm sure it could tell stories of local folks and travelers alike. Who knows...some of my own kinfolk may have stopped here at one time.

#oldbuildings #ncmountains #ancestry #genealogist #genealogy #familyhistory #familyhistorian #vanessasgenealogy #vanessaslifeingreenville
20 0 8 hours ago
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@luz_de_adentro

Cementerio de la Recoleta

‘Igual que ayer’ Hace mucho que I used to write poetry. I had notebooks full of it! I wrote and wrote all day. I was very in tune with my emotions, experiencing all of them fully so that I could create with them later. It was so easy for me to put them on paper, the thoughts didn’t need to be linear, the words were clever, they were pretty, like a painting.

My writing held all of my vulnerability. One day I decided I did not like this vulnerability, and I burned all of it. Recently I thought about the symbolism of that. It was done when I lost my first love. It only made sense that I would (purposely) lose my first creative love too. I felt like I didn’t deserve to have it. Now I struggle to connect with my first creative love. It doesn’t come easily anymore. I have to think about it, and organize my thoughts. I’m learning to be more free, but that takes time. Same with loving others, and loving myself, I had to retrain myself to do it. It’s taken years.

All of this, is to say- We go through things that break us in ways we don’t believe we’ll get through. It dims our light- but we are full energetic beings! We can teach ourselves new things, we can reprogram our minds, we can be who we love to be. Even when our energy is low.. there is something out there to bring it right back up. Creativity is wonderful for this. It gives us purpose and wonder, sort of like what love does. Brujeria is very much a creative practice. All of it from start to finish, you are creating an intention, putting together a spell, creating your ritual, creating your space.

I’m feeling like creating today- let’s see whats next!

#bruja #dna #ancestry #healing #love #voodoo #spirituality #loa #santeria

‘Igual que ayer’  Hace mucho que I used to write poetry. I had notebooks full of it! I wrote and wrote all day. I was very in tune with my emotions, experiencing all of them fully so that I could create with them later. It was so easy for me to put them on paper, the thoughts didn’t need to be linear, the words were clever, they were pretty, like a painting.

My writing held all of my vulnerability. One day I decided I did not like this vulnerability, and I burned all of it. Recently I thought about the symbolism of that. It was done when I lost my first love. It only made sense that I would (purposely) lose my first creative love too. I felt  like I didn’t deserve to have it. Now I struggle to connect with my first creative love. It doesn’t come easily anymore. I have to think about it, and organize my thoughts. I’m learning to be more free, but that takes time. Same with loving others, and loving myself, I had to retrain myself to do it. It’s taken years.

All of this, is to say- We go through things that break us in ways we don’t believe we’ll get through. It dims our light- but we are full energetic beings! We can teach ourselves new things, we can reprogram our minds, we can be who we love to be. Even when our energy is low.. there is something out there to bring it right back up. Creativity is wonderful for this. It gives us purpose and wonder, sort of like what love does. Brujeria is very much a creative practice. All of it from start to finish, you are creating an intention, putting together a spell, creating your ritual, creating your space.

I’m feeling like creating today- let’s see whats next!

#bruja #dna #ancestry #healing #love #voodoo #spirituality #loa #santeria
12 2 8 hours ago
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@flora_familiar

My 4th great grandparents are from Genoa Italy. They immigrated with their families to Cadiz Spain in 1800s because of war in Genoa. Once in Spain the families opened a pasta factory in this very street in Cadiz (thanks google maps!) Wanting to know more about my Genoese family and Genoese pasta making, I was blessed to find Enrica from @asmallkitcheningenoa !! These beautiful pasta images are hers as well as these words, “not many people know that Genoa and the Italian Riviera for many centuries excelled in the royal art of pasta.The first proofs of the presence of pasta on the Genoese kitchens back to the eleventh century.... favorable weather conditions (sun and wind) to dry pasta, this is why Genoa, and then Liguria, developed one of the most ancient Italian pasta traditions.
Among the oldest kind of pasta there are Corzetti (or Croxetti), small circles of pasta with a flowery decoration stamped on it. It is said that originally the stamp was done by pressing a coin on the pasta.” #familyhistory is so interesting and FUN! I can’t wait to get with the kids and make some corzetti and reconnect to our ancestors. We are part of ancient pasta traditions!! We have pasta in our veins, our hearts and stomachs!! 😄🍝♥️ #thisisfamilyhistory #genoaitaly #genoa #genova #daughterofimmigrants #italian #italianamerican #cadiz #cadizspain #pasta #pastamaking #familysearch #ancestry

My 4th great grandparents are from Genoa Italy. They immigrated with their families to Cadiz Spain in 1800s because of war in Genoa. Once in Spain the families opened a pasta factory in this very street in Cadiz (thanks google maps!) Wanting to know more about my Genoese family and Genoese pasta making, I was blessed to find Enrica from @asmallkitcheningenoa !! These beautiful pasta images are hers as well as these words, “not many people know that Genoa and the Italian Riviera for many centuries excelled in the royal art of pasta.The first proofs of the presence of pasta on the Genoese kitchens back to the eleventh century.... favorable weather conditions (sun and wind) to dry pasta, this is why Genoa, and then Liguria, developed one of the most ancient Italian pasta traditions.
Among the oldest kind of pasta there are Corzetti (or Croxetti), small circles of pasta with a flowery decoration stamped on it. It is said that originally the stamp was done by pressing a coin on the pasta.” #familyhistory is so interesting and FUN! I can’t wait to get with the kids and make some corzetti and reconnect to our ancestors. We are part of ancient pasta traditions!! We have pasta in our veins, our hearts and stomachs!! 😄🍝♥️ #thisisfamilyhistory #genoaitaly #genoa #genova #daughterofimmigrants #italian #italianamerican #cadiz #cadizspain #pasta #pastamaking #familysearch #ancestry
50 6 8 hours ago
Akoma es Corazón 
En proceso. Hilos, telas, agujas y pasión. 
#soymialibertad #mialibertad #muñecasdetrapo #ragdolls #ancestry #ancestros #telas #turbante #muñecasdetela #hilos
15 0 8 hours ago
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@luvcatz812

Saginaw, Michigan

#genealogyphotoaday Day 14 #twins In my family twins are born every other generation. The 1st 2 photos are of me and my twin Edward and the last last photos is the Shearer family that has 3 sets of twins 😮. @genealogygirltalks #gpad_feature #genealogy #ancestry #familytree #twins #dna #familiesareforever #hanna

#genealogyphotoaday Day 14 #twins In my family twins are born every other generation. The 1st 2 photos are of me and my twin Edward and the last last photos is the Shearer family that has 3 sets of twins 😮. @genealogygirltalks #gpad_feature #genealogy #ancestry #familytree #twins #dna #familiesareforever #hanna
8 0 8 hours ago
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@walkmypast

We did it! We've passed the 100 Genies mark! Thank you so much to everyone who has joined us, become a Genie, added a Help Request, or simply told their friends about us. It means a lot, and it also means we are able to help so many more people solve their genealogy mysteries! Want to help too? Why not become a Genie, or head to the website and see if you can assist with one of the 19 Help Requests that currently need solving. Once again - thank you!!

We did it! We've passed the 100 Genies mark! Thank you so much to everyone who has joined us, become a Genie, added a Help Request, or simply told their friends about us. It means a lot, and it also means we are able to help so many more people solve their genealogy mysteries! Want to help too? Why not become a Genie, or head to the website and see if you can assist with one of the 19 Help Requests that currently need solving. Once again - thank you!!
15 4 8 hours ago
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@walkmypast

I love what you can discover in military records. These are photos of my Great Great Aunt Roma Shepley who served as a nurse in Australia during WWI. I’ve managed to solve a few mysteries about Roma. Our family didn’t know where she died, if she ever married, or had children. One name from my Aunty gave me the missing piece and I was able to find her! Now I would love to connect with her children or grandchildren one day. Still trying to find them.

I love what you can discover in military records. These are photos of my Great Great Aunt Roma Shepley who served as a nurse in Australia during WWI. I’ve managed to solve a few mysteries about Roma. Our family didn’t know where she died, if she ever married, or had children. One name from my Aunty gave me the missing piece and I was able to find her! Now I would love to connect with her children or grandchildren one day.  Still trying to find them.
21 4 8 hours ago
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@herwalkinginspirit

“We grow from the roots up, even energetically. We are all meant to re-connect to the earth and feel nourished and secured by that motherly presence. Fear exists because we are deeply disconnected from the earth and our inner rooting. That inner rooting holds your own authority, not some power that needs to be asserted, but a natural force that lies embedded in grounded presence.”- Her walking in Spirit

www.herwalkinginspirit.com/abundance

#chakra #chakras #earth #yoga #roots #rootchakra #muladhara #transformation #claimyourroots #spirituality #ancestry #awakening #spiritualawakening #innerwisdom

“We grow from the roots up, even energetically. We are all meant to re-connect to the earth and feel nourished and secured by that motherly presence. Fear exists because we are deeply disconnected from the earth and our inner rooting. That inner rooting holds your own authority, not some power that needs to be asserted, but a natural force that lies embedded in grounded presence.”- Her walking in Spirit

www.herwalkinginspirit.com/abundance

#chakra #chakras #earth #yoga #roots #rootchakra #muladhara #transformation #claimyourroots #spirituality #ancestry #awakening #spiritualawakening #innerwisdom
8 1 9 hours ago
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@mysecretsoberdiary

Wowwww yesterday was a big day!! It started out with an End of Life Doula meeting. What a fantastic opportunity to drop into community and hold space for one another. I enjoyed it despite the migraine threatening all week finally breaking through 😲 After a v short field walk I crawled into bed with a hot water bottle. I checked my phone sometime later and noticed Anna at @blindlovetarot had tagged me in a post about her latest podcast episode featuring MOI! Cue the revenge of the vulnerability hangover 🙈🙈😱😱 I think we both felt nervous about how honest we’d been but that soon relaxed into more of an excitement. It meant so much to be able to talk about my experience and finally start feeling like the past 14 years hasn’t been a waste. I’ve learned, changed, got things to share and it’s all had value. Even the stuff I’ve been most ashamed of. This is a huge break through for me! I’m pleased that I faced a fear, shared my story, and spent a couple of hours connecting with a gorgeous human 🥰 And as if that wasn’t brilliant enough we then went out for a big family dinner at the lobster pot 😱🦞🥰🦞🥰🦞 Dad would’ve been very happy! Cariad mawr pawb 🥰🥰🥰 You are AMAZING ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

#sobriety #recovery #alcoholaddiction #addictionrecovery #podcast #open #honest #handonheart #ancestry #trauma #grief #heal #share #endoflifedoula #tarot #tarotforhealing #tarotfortrauma #gratitude #community #sisterhood #friendship #thankgodfortheinternet 😆 #decolonise #love ❤️

Wowwww yesterday was a big day!! It started out with an End of Life Doula meeting. What a fantastic opportunity to drop into community and hold space for one another. I enjoyed it despite the migraine threatening all week finally breaking through 😲 After a v short field walk I crawled into bed with a hot water bottle. I checked my phone sometime later and noticed Anna at @blindlovetarot had tagged me in a post about her latest podcast episode featuring MOI! Cue the revenge of the vulnerability hangover 🙈🙈😱😱 I think we both felt nervous about how honest we’d been but that soon relaxed into more of an excitement. It meant so much to be able to talk about my experience and finally start feeling like the past 14 years hasn’t been a waste. I’ve learned, changed, got things to share and it’s all had value. Even the stuff I’ve been most ashamed of. This is a huge break through for me! I’m pleased that I faced a fear, shared my story, and spent a couple of hours connecting with a gorgeous human 🥰 And as if that wasn’t brilliant enough we then went out for a big family dinner at the lobster pot 😱🦞🥰🦞🥰🦞 Dad would’ve been very happy! Cariad mawr pawb 🥰🥰🥰 You are AMAZING ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
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#sobriety #recovery #alcoholaddiction #addictionrecovery #podcast #open #honest #handonheart #ancestry #trauma #grief #heal #share #endoflifedoula #tarot #tarotforhealing #tarotfortrauma #gratitude #community #sisterhood #friendship #thankgodfortheinternet 😆 #decolonise #love ❤️
25 3 9 hours ago
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@melacacia

Freya’s enjoying exploring Boston as much as I am 😁. Today we saw “The Oldest House in Boston” built by one of my ancestors back in the 1660’s. The woman who is currently the caretaker for the home was nice enough to let me inside and give me a private tour. She seemed to know everything about the history of the house and of Dorchester in general in the 1600’s... gah! My inner, but serious, history/ancestry nerd has been satiated. Now off to Salem tomorrow! 🖤
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#blythe #customblythe #melacacia #dorchester #boston #historical #jamesblakehouse #ancestry #geneology #massachusetts #doll #blythestagram #dollstagram

Freya’s enjoying exploring Boston as much as I am 😁. Today we saw “The Oldest House in Boston” built by one of my ancestors back in the 1660’s.  The woman who is currently the caretaker for the home was nice enough to let me inside and give me a private tour.  She seemed to know everything about the history of the house and of Dorchester in general in the 1600’s... gah!  My inner, but serious, history/ancestry nerd has been satiated.  Now off to Salem tomorrow! 🖤
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#blythe #customblythe #melacacia #dorchester #boston #historical #jamesblakehouse #ancestry #geneology #massachusetts #doll #blythestagram #dollstagram
232 6 9 hours ago
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@africanancestry

This video speaks on the importance of finding the pieces to your DNA 🧬 puzzle. As a company we help people connect their ancestral DNA dots.
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📹 @ancestryadrienne Where are my African DNA Cousins? The POWER in this science is in the PEOPLE who come to it. I want to know my cousins. I want to know my family near, far, distant and close. My biggest DNA wish is for more African people to test and for those individuals to show up in my results. Power to the People! ✊🏽 #Ancestry #Genealogy #dna #Cousins #Family #africanamerican #blackamerican #africa #ancestrydna #23andme #nigeria #senegal #ghana #mali #mauritania #cameroon #benin #togo #angola #sudan #ethiopia #kenya #southafrica

This video speaks on the importance of finding the pieces to your DNA 🧬 puzzle. As a company we help people connect their ancestral DNA dots.
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📹 @ancestryadrienne Where are my African DNA Cousins? The POWER in this science is in the PEOPLE who come to it. I want to know my cousins. I want to know my family near, far, distant and close. My biggest DNA wish is for more African people to test and for those individuals to show up in my results. Power to the People! ✊🏽 #Ancestry #Genealogy #dna #Cousins #Family #africanamerican #blackamerican #africa #ancestrydna #23andme #nigeria #senegal #ghana #mali #mauritania #cameroon #benin #togo #angola #sudan #ethiopia #kenya #southafrica
52 2 9 hours ago
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@sadies.photoalbum

🖋️ “Love always, Joe” Do you recognize this person? If so, continue reading. .
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This photo (and all the photos here) are of unidentified individuals from my Mother’s photo collection. My Mother was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (USA) in the first half of the 20th century. There is a good chance the person(s) pictured lived or passed through Wilkes-Barre. Possibly a member of the family or a family friend. If you can identify anyone in the photo(s), please comment or DM with details. Thank you. .
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#blackhistory #blackandwhite #photography #africanamericanhistory #americanhistory #history #WilkesBarre #man #male #gentleman #military #WWII #solider #uniform #WorldWar2 #nmaahc #apeoplesjourney #blackfamily #culture #oldphotos #sadiesphotos #ancestry #genealogy #luzernehistory

🖋️ “Love always, Joe” Do you recognize this person? If so, continue reading. .
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This photo (and all the photos here) are of unidentified individuals from my Mother’s photo collection. My Mother was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (USA) in the first half of the 20th century. There is a good chance the person(s) pictured lived or passed through Wilkes-Barre. Possibly a member of the family or a family friend. If you can identify anyone in the photo(s), please comment or DM with details. Thank you. .
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#blackhistory #blackandwhite #photography #africanamericanhistory #americanhistory #history #WilkesBarre #man #male #gentleman #military #WWII #solider #uniform #WorldWar2 #nmaahc #apeoplesjourney #blackfamily #culture #oldphotos #sadiesphotos #ancestry #genealogy #luzernehistory
7 0 9 hours ago
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@krizbell

Säffle

Meeting my Swedish 🇸🇪 family after a lifetime of hearing stories and believing that the connection was lost and the faces were folklore. Surreal. Magic. A wash of relief I never expected. Finding my people. And they’re my people by shared ancestry, not just because I chose them. I wish this for every heart that desires it. #family #ancestry #momsolo #sweden🇸🇪

Meeting my Swedish 🇸🇪 family after a lifetime of hearing stories and believing that the connection was lost and the faces were folklore. Surreal. Magic. A wash of relief I never expected. Finding my people. And they’re my people by shared ancestry, not just because I chose them. I wish this for every heart that desires it. #family #ancestry #momsolo #sweden🇸🇪
30 2 10 hours ago
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@luizaran_yuva

YawaJourneys

“Tudo isso se encontra na floresta Yawaaaa, trazendo as medicinas lá do povo da florestaaa 🎼✨💎🙏💜🦋 .
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#yawanawa #yawajourneys #putannyyawanawa #amazonia #indigenous #sacredpath #wisdom #ancestry #medicineretreats

“Tudo isso se encontra na floresta Yawaaaa, trazendo as medicinas lá do povo da florestaaa 🎼✨💎🙏💜🦋 .
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#yawanawa #yawajourneys #putannyyawanawa #amazonia #indigenous #sacredpath #wisdom #ancestry #medicineretreats
50 1 10 hours ago
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@emilyauthor

The cursive hardcover edition of Until We Sleep Our Last Sleep is my favorite. I used the cursive font to transcribe the diary.
Here is a glimpse of the index. I drove myself crazy trying to figure out how to reference the 650+ names my grandmother mentions. Then it dawned on me to go by date. I made the names bold, so that anyone looking for an ancestor would be able to cross reference from diary to index. Photos required multiple resources and I’m grateful to all who provided any assistance. I also incorporated the births and deaths of the immediate family on the same page vs different pages.
#highpointmuseumstore #highpoint #northcarolina #quaker #familyhistory #guilfordcollege #newgardenboardingschool #ancestry #findingyourroots #highpointlibrary #bookstagram #readersofinstagram #bookclubofinstagram #bookclubs #library #librariansofinstagram #readwithjenna #reesewitherspoonbookclub #oprahsbookclub #booksellers #nonfictionbooks #quakerdiary #diaries #depression #disability #womenshistory #authorsofinstagram #authorlife #christian #cursive

The cursive hardcover edition of Until We Sleep Our Last Sleep is my favorite. I used the cursive font to transcribe the diary. 
Here is a glimpse of the index. I drove myself crazy trying to figure out how to reference the 650+ names my grandmother mentions. Then it dawned on me to go by date. I made the names bold, so that anyone looking for an ancestor would be able to cross reference from diary to index. Photos required multiple resources and I’m grateful to all who provided any assistance. I also incorporated the births and deaths of the immediate family on the same page vs different pages.
#highpointmuseumstore #highpoint #northcarolina #quaker #familyhistory #guilfordcollege #newgardenboardingschool #ancestry #findingyourroots #highpointlibrary #bookstagram #readersofinstagram #bookclubofinstagram #bookclubs #library #librariansofinstagram #readwithjenna #reesewitherspoonbookclub #oprahsbookclub #booksellers #nonfictionbooks #quakerdiary #diaries #depression #disability #womenshistory #authorsofinstagram #authorlife #christian #cursive
6 1 10 hours ago
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@jmfcpa

Pretty awesome getting to meet my long lost cousins and Aunt, thanks for stopping over!! #23andme #23andmeresults #ancestry

Pretty awesome getting to meet my long lost cousins and Aunt, thanks for stopping over!! #23andme #23andmeresults #ancestry
13 0 10 hours ago
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@abruzzogenealogy

Today we started this new ancestry tour, and in three days we will visit several locations in Abruzzo and Molise where client's family used to live
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Today we started this new ancestry tour, and in three days we will visit several locations in Abruzzo and Molise where client's family used to live
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19 1 11 hours ago
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@historicish

#genealogy The new pages are finished and photographed and coming your way tomorrow morning! That means today is the last day to buy the first 100 pages before I raise the prices so I thought I’d give you a heads up to thank you for following me ❤️❤️❤️ P.S. The new ones are so good you guys. Here’s a sneak peek...

#genealogy The new pages are finished and photographed and coming your way tomorrow morning! That means today is the last day to buy the first 100 pages before I raise the prices so I thought I’d give you a heads up to thank you for following me ❤️❤️❤️ P.S. The new ones are so good you guys. Here’s a sneak peek...
40 5 11 hours ago
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@medunning83

New Liberty Baptist Church East Enterprise, Indiana

I got some stuff for my family’s Find a Grave @findagrave Community Days Event! We will be out at the cemetery sometime in the afternoon on Saturday October 5th. I didn’t make this an official event because I’m not sure what time we will get out there. I have a lot of ancestors going back to my great great great grandparents buried in the cemetery. 💀⚰️🧬📖🔍📸🗝 Please join us. It should be fun. #findagrave #ancestry #genealogy

I got some stuff for my family’s Find a Grave @findagrave Community Days Event! We will be out at the cemetery sometime in the afternoon on Saturday October 5th. I didn’t make this an official event because I’m not sure what time we will get out there. I have a lot of ancestors going back to my great great great grandparents buried in the cemetery. 💀⚰️🧬📖🔍📸🗝 Please join us. It should be fun. #findagrave #ancestry #genealogy
3 0 11 hours ago
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@nikarooniwt

My dad received official acknowledgment of our SECOND family relation to Mayflower pilgrims #ancestry #mayflower #pilgrim #truemasshole

My dad received official acknowledgment of our SECOND family relation to Mayflower pilgrims #ancestry #mayflower #pilgrim #truemasshole
4 1 11 hours ago
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@wolfxblood

Dublinia

🗡🐉Exploring Longships in dublin 🐉🗡 #longship

🗡🐉Exploring Longships in dublin 🐉🗡 #longship
75 1 11 hours ago
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@kinkonnections

Wells, Maine

Sometimes we find a photograph attached to a name in a tree and we have no clues as to whether this is the right woman other than the fact that she looks like our client... #notconclusive #stillcool #wewillkeepheronfile #markasmaybe #kinkonnection #koffeeklatch #kinkonnectionkoffeeklatch #giveusanhour

Sometimes we find a photograph attached to a name in a tree and we have no clues as to whether this is the right woman other than the fact that she looks like our client... #notconclusive #stillcool #wewillkeepheronfile #markasmaybe #kinkonnection #koffeeklatch #kinkonnectionkoffeeklatch #giveusanhour
2 1 12 hours ago
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@boi.voi.d

Happy day to this Virgo ancestor ✨ Grammy ✨ Feeling you on the day my mom, your daughter arrives in SF for a visit. Tender winds be blowin, Pisces full moon got me diving in to these rivers, flowin.

G-ma, Ma, Pops n me blowing on a banana leaf; Grammy holding me as a lil’ nugget; On a ferry to Sausalito visiting w my mom when she lived (3doors down from where I live now!!!) in SF
#family #ancestry

Happy day to this Virgo ancestor ✨ Grammy ✨ Feeling you on the day my mom, your daughter arrives in SF for a visit. Tender winds be blowin, Pisces full moon got me diving in to these rivers, flowin.

G-ma, Ma, Pops n me blowing on a banana leaf; Grammy holding me as a lil’ nugget; On a ferry to Sausalito visiting w my mom when she lived (3doors down from where I live now!!!) in SF
#family #ancestry
41 4 12 hours ago
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@lenoirbleu

Portland, Oregon

Last weekend, while at a beautiful PNW river (see older post, includes ASMR rain, leaf, and river sounds), I found a pretty cool divining rod, of sorts (mine has an extra prong, which I love!). It just appeared, under a bush, right near the spot where I was sitting and enjoying the rain 🌧 . I also gathered a few river rocks, lichen, and moss. I love tree moss, especially the long kind that grows in the shadiest areas. .
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Diving rods are often two L shaped rods or one Y shaped one, typically made of metal or wood. Also called Dowsing or Water Witching, it’s been used for centuries to locate anything from underground water to gemstones 💎 to highly spiritually charged areas. Believed to have originated in Germany 🇩🇪 in the 16th century,
a Wünschelrute (fortune stick/rod) still seems to hold relevance in modern day. For example, even well-known contemporary wine maker, Mondavi, uses diving rods for his grape fields. And fellow Coraline/Neil Gaiman fans might recognize/appreciate this tool. .
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When I was a little girl, we spent a lot of time at the river. We didn’t have much money and it was free entertainment. We’d float on inner tubes, jump off of bridges, and play in the water for hours on end. My maternal grandfather, who was a fellow redhead 👨‍🦰, taught us how to pan for gold (he was quite the expert! When he was younger, he managed to pull out many vials of gold nuggets, which took a lot of determination and patience). He also taught us about petrified wood 🌳 and the best places to search for it on the river. He even build an entire wall in his home of petrified wood he sourced from the American River. Gold nuggets and petrified logs are much harder to find nowadays, but I always think of him and his keen focus when I’m at the river. .
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I’ve cleansed this lovely new device in sea salt, herbs, and herbal smoke 💨 , and I’m currently charging it in this weekend’s full Harvest Moon 🌕. .
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Last weekend, while at a beautiful PNW river (see older post, includes ASMR rain, leaf, and river sounds), I found a pretty cool divining rod, of sorts (mine has an extra prong, which I love!). It just appeared, under a bush, right near the spot where I was sitting and enjoying the rain 🌧 . I also gathered a few river rocks, lichen, and moss. I love tree moss, especially the long kind that grows in the shadiest areas. .
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Diving rods are often two L shaped rods or one Y shaped one, typically made of metal or wood. Also called Dowsing or Water Witching, it’s been used for centuries to locate anything from underground water to gemstones 💎 to highly spiritually charged areas. Believed to have originated in Germany 🇩🇪 in the 16th century, 
a Wünschelrute (fortune stick/rod) still seems to hold relevance in modern day. For example, even well-known contemporary wine maker, Mondavi, uses diving rods for his grape fields. And fellow Coraline/Neil Gaiman fans might recognize/appreciate this tool. .
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When I was a little girl, we spent a lot of time at the river. We didn’t have much money and it was free entertainment. We’d float on inner tubes, jump off of bridges, and play in the water for hours on end. My maternal grandfather, who was a fellow redhead 👨‍🦰, taught us how to pan for gold (he was quite the expert! When he was younger, he managed to pull out many vials of gold nuggets, which took a lot of determination and patience). He also taught us about petrified wood 🌳 and the best places to search for it on the river. He even build an entire wall in his home of petrified wood he sourced from the American River. Gold nuggets and petrified logs are much harder to find nowadays, but I always think of him and his keen focus when I’m at the river. .
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#dowsing #divination #pnw #riverwood #river #ancestry #riverrat #witchywand #waterwitching #Wünschelrute #fortunestick #fortunerod #waterlover
38 6 12 hours ago

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@kurstuh

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Imagine going your entire life knowing nothing of your origin. Adopted at birth I've had little information on my own history.
I was always told a Cuban man was my birth father until @ancestry shook up my life. I am half Greek ! 🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷 From hours of messaging DNA matches, mapping out birth places on a map and talking to those who knew my birth mother, I quickly learned my father is not an American. My closest DNA match at the time was a 2nd cousin in Australia! Half way across the world.
This cousin and myself had a theory of the family my birth father belongs to, and more DNA tests have proved I am part of that surname. In the time I have had thus far, I have been able to find cousins in Greece. I am blessed to now have a friendship with my cousin @alevizos.troupakis . To talk face to face with a cousin!! Wow.
I have learned a lot of Greece and the Greek culture. I have gone to Orthadox church services in Milwaukee, I have attended Greek festivals, I have read mythology books and the ιλιαδα. I have been practicing the Greek language all summer, two hours a day.
My Troupakides ancestors are considered heroes in the Mani region of Greece. During the Greek Revolution of 1821, the Troupakis family defended the Peloponnesian area they called home. There are towers that hold the name now in the city of Kardamili.
I am shooting my shot and asking @ancestry to give me the chance to explore the first chapter of my life, my origin. Please let me win the chance to not only see the history of my ancestors but meet my birth relatives. I wish to meet my cousins, I wish to connect with my birth family that are half way across the world. I have quite the story to tell and the adventure isn't over yet.

#DNAGetawayContest #ancestry #DNA #greece #greek #mani #kardamili #kalamata #geneolgoy #adopted #adoptee #pamepaketo

Imagine going your entire life knowing nothing of your origin. Adopted at birth I've had little information on my own history. 
I was always told a Cuban man was my birth father until @ancestry shook up my life. I am half Greek ! 🇬🇷🇬🇷🇬🇷 From hours of messaging DNA matches, mapping out birth places on a map and talking to those who knew my birth mother, I quickly learned my father is not an American. My closest DNA match at the time was a 2nd cousin in Australia! Half way across the world. 
This cousin and myself had a theory of the family my birth father belongs to, and more DNA tests have proved I am part of that surname. In the time I have had thus far, I have been able to find cousins in Greece. I am blessed to now have a friendship with my cousin @alevizos.troupakis . To talk face to face with a cousin!! Wow. 
I have learned a lot of Greece and the Greek culture. I have gone to Orthadox church services in Milwaukee, I have attended Greek festivals, I have read mythology books and the ιλιαδα. I have been practicing the Greek language all summer, two hours a  day. 
My Troupakides ancestors are considered heroes in the Mani region of Greece. During the Greek Revolution of 1821, the Troupakis family defended the Peloponnesian area they called home. There are towers that hold the name now in the city of Kardamili. 
I am shooting my shot and asking @ancestry to give me the chance to explore the first chapter of my life, my origin. Please let me win the chance to not only see the history of my ancestors but meet my birth relatives. I wish to meet my cousins, I wish to connect with my birth family that are half way across the world. I have quite the story to tell and the adventure isn't over yet.

#DNAGetawayContest #ancestry #DNA #greece #greek #mani #kardamili #kalamata #geneolgoy #adopted #adoptee #pamepaketo
329 50 15 August, 2019
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@africanancestry

#FUNFACTS

The Egyptians invented the⠀
365-days a year calendar. Initially, there were two calendars, a lunar calendar and a civil calendar. The Egyptian lunar calendar, the older of the two systems, consisted of twelve months whose duration differed according to the length of a full lunar cycle (normally 29 or 30 days). Each lunar month began with the new moon - Encyclopaedia Britannica⠀
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#FUNFACTS ⠀
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The Egyptians invented the⠀
365-days a year calendar. Initially, there were two calendars, a lunar calendar and a civil calendar. The Egyptian lunar calendar, the older of the two systems, consisted of twelve months whose duration differed according to the length of a full lunar cycle (normally 29 or 30 days). Each lunar month began with the new moon - Encyclopaedia Britannica⠀
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A timeless style handcrafted with delicate scallop and embroidery details.
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A timeless style handcrafted with delicate scallop and embroidery details.
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Shop the Shvet scalloped pants for Rs 3990 at our stores across India.
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#Ancestry #NaturalFabrics #Scallop #Handcrafted #WeekendLooks #RelaxedStyles
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Shopping for our lunch with my Aunty outside our ancestral home. We bought our produce from my second cousin and it was delivered to me by my aunties who are 81 and 89! Sri Lankan life style is certainly good for you. #lovesrilanka #srilanka #ancestry #family #neverforgetyourroots #chefslife

Shopping for our lunch with my Aunty outside our ancestral home. We bought our produce from my second cousin and it was delivered to me by my aunties who are 81 and 89! Sri Lankan life style is certainly good for you. #lovesrilanka #srilanka #ancestry #family #neverforgetyourroots #chefslife
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The trailer has finally arrived! Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman In the Moving New Trailer for 'Harriet!' The highly-anticipated biopic about the life of the iconic freedom fighter is due out on November 1.
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Back in 2017, it was announced that Tony-winning actor and singer Cynthia Erivo would be taking on the role of the iconic freedom fighter Harriet Tubman in the upcoming biopic Harriet. We've been anticipating its release ever since, and today, the trailer for the buzzed-about film has finally arrived.
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What do you think? Are you planning on seeing the film? Visit our Facebook page to watch the trailer.
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#AfricanAncestry #HarrietTubman #biopic #blackhistory #ourhistory #findyourtribe #ourculture #knowyourroots #ancestry #Jamestown2Jamestown #motherland #yearofthereturn #blackexperience #facts #themoreyouknow #blackkingsandqueens #motherafrica #africatotheworld #loveafrica #maamaafrica #myafrica #discoverafrica #visitafrica #exploreafrica #africantravel #blackfamily

The trailer has finally arrived! Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman In the Moving New Trailer for 'Harriet!' The highly-anticipated biopic about the life of the iconic freedom fighter is due out on November 1.
˙
Back in 2017, it was announced that Tony-winning actor and singer Cynthia Erivo would be taking on the role of the iconic freedom fighter Harriet Tubman in the upcoming biopic Harriet. We've been anticipating its release ever since, and today, the trailer for the buzzed-about film has finally arrived.
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What do you think? Are you planning on seeing the film?  Visit our Facebook page to watch the trailer.
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#AfricanAncestry #HarrietTubman #biopic #blackhistory #ourhistory #findyourtribe #ourculture #knowyourroots #ancestry #Jamestown2Jamestown #motherland #yearofthereturn #blackexperience #facts #themoreyouknow #blackkingsandqueens #motherafrica #africatotheworld #loveafrica #maamaafrica #myafrica #discoverafrica #visitafrica #exploreafrica #africantravel #blackfamily
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