Monthly Archives: January 2014

Welcome to Ellis Island

Ellis Island was one of the main entry points for Europeans looking to start a new life in North America. Between 1892 and 1954, over 12 million immigrants came into the United States through Ellis Island, in the New York Harbor. … Continue reading

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A Butcher, Baker or Candlestick Maker?

There was a time when what you did became who you are. In a way, our jobs define us. When meeting new people the question “What do you do?” inevitably comes up. Many of today’s last names come from trades … Continue reading

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Celebrating Another Year Together

Today my parents are celebrating their 38th anniversary! Over the years they have welcomed five kids and six grandchildren. They say there is no secret to their marriage success. I think it comes down to love, commitment and dedication to … Continue reading

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