Wetness, colourful ancestors, Facebook and rellos

Wetness is The Bates Motel this morning.

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Colourful ancestors:

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See yesterday’s post and especially my cousin Ray Christison’s additions about our great-grandfather “Professor” John Hampton Christison. Not so cool for our grandfather or for great-grandmother Sophia Jane though.  Regular reader Martin thought of Bleak House – marvellous book! – when he read the story yesterday. I think of the King and the Duke in Huckleberry Finn.

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Artist Norman Rockwell

Ray is just one of a heap of cousins Facebook has delivered after, sadly, the recent death of my Uncle Roy. He is the son of my Uncle Keith and Aunt Ruth, both deceased.

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Keith and Ruth, my father on the left. Taken the year I was born.

Ray has a fascinating business:

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Do have a look.

And as before, praise to Facebook. We often read of worries and complaints about FB, but what a boon it is too! Compare Facebook does it for me again…, Thoughts on Facebook and The relatives I didn’t know–thanks, Facebook!

And for the Facebook Christisons: say Hi to another cousin you didn’t know. Karly Morgan is the great-granddaughter of Isobel!

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