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So Much To Learn About Your Irish Ancestors

So Much To Learn About Your Irish Ancestors

By Peggy DeStefano    My sister Mary Sikora has spent her life researching our ancestors. She spent an awful lot of time tracing our mother’s side but has at times dabbled in my Dad’s story. He was 1/2 Irish and 1/2 German. It is so much fun to learn the results of her research. I am forever grateful to her. I […]

by · March 3, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Shamrocks, Green Beer and the Little People

Shamrocks, Green Beer and the Little People

By Sandy Dale    Well, if it isn’t March again. Time to not be thinking of the bedeviled year behind us, but of the potential for great times, fun and adventure ahead. At least, that’s what the Little People tell me. And, yes, those who know me, are aware that I communicate regularly with elves, gnomes, boggarts, an occasional faery now […]

by · March 3, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article
American History: March Anniversaries

American History: March Anniversaries

March 1: Ratification of the Articles of Confederation (1781) March 5: 251st Anniversary of the Boston Massacre (1770) March 11: Congress establishes Army Corps of Engineers (1779) March 16: James Madison, “Father of the Constitution,” born (1751) March 22: Stamp Act passed by Parliament (1765) March 29: National Vietnam War Veterans Day

by · March 3, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article
In Memoriam: Doll Enthusiast Her Whole Life, Patty Will Be Missed Patricia Cress

In Memoriam: Doll Enthusiast Her Whole Life, Patty Will Be Missed Patricia Cress

August 6, 1930 – December 30, 2020    Patty Cress, former UFDC Region 6 director, passed away Dec 30, 2020. Patty loved dolls and was a doll enthusiast all her life. Patty served as director for Region 6 (Colorado, Wyoming, Montana) from 1989 to 1992. Patty belonged to the Doll Study Club of Colorado Springs from 1982 to September 2004 and […]

by · March 3, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? February 2021

What Is It? February 2021

We had several correct guesses for our February’s What Is It!    Congratulations to Dennis Dahl, Denver, Colorado; Terry Cook, Ft. Morgan, Colorado, who says, “This is a dropside toaster from the 1920s to 1930s. I believe it is electric even though no cord is visible. Sometimes you can see one in a table scene in an old movie;” Jerome McLaren […]

by · February 2, 2021 · 0 comments · What Is It?