Update: Susan (Patterson) Smith

*cue “Unsolved Mysteries theme”* This is believed to be my great great grandmother. Her father, David, must have served as an inspiration in naming her son. Geographically and name-wise, this little piece of information from the Canadian census seems to answer some of the questions. I am still here to serve as an outreach to […]

Susan (Patterson) Smith

This entry is of a genealogical nature. It concerns my g g grandmother. Her name was Susan Patterson. From what I’ve gathered, she was born in Fort Erie Canada sometime in the 1870s. She married my g g grandfather, Henry George Smith, in 1895. Henry was born in London, England on December 1871. I haven’t […]

Autism & Love: What’s It Like?

Some important things about Autism: its a spectrum disorder (thus is affects each individual differently),  its Neurological (because of how the brain physically processes information) and it can be a benefit versus a deficit (like in the cases of Temple Grandin & Nikola Tesla).   What’s it like in love? Independent Lens is going to […]

Monks Made up King Arthur’s Legends to Raise Cash

This Makes Me Sad šŸ˜¦

Merry Thanksgiving ~~~

I have committed her story to memory. She haunts me. Matoaka, nicknamed Pocahontas (mischievous one), was the beloved daughter of Wahunsenacawh (Powhatan). She is most famous for "saving" Captain John Smith's life. The Powhatan people had an initiation process that donned the appearance of a potential execution. She had to act the part of the […]

Why Do Brits & Americans Swear So Differently?

Bugger.