Category Archives: Cemeteries

Hallowed Ground

(Originally written October 26, 2011. Reposted today in honor of Memorial Day.) Many times over the years, I’ve struggled as a professional writer to find just the right headline, just the right lead, just the right caption, just the right word. Sometimes when … Continue reading

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Feeling Nostalgic for an Ancestor I’m Still Getting to Know…

I’m still doing research on  those other structures you built, Thomas. Don’t worry, I’ll find them. And I’ll be sharing them right here when I do… _______ Copyright © 2014 Patricia Desmond Biallas

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A Posthumous Honor for another Great-Grandfather

On January 20th, which just happened to be Inauguration Day in America,  I posted a photo of a Presidential Memorial Certificate signed by Barack Obama that I’d just received in the mail.  It honors my great-grandfather William P. Donar, who … Continue reading

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