Author Archives: PeggyAnn

About PeggyAnn

Professional PC Consultant, Researcher, & avid people watcher, Peggy Ann Rowe started into her genealogical quest at age 15 after watching the mini-series, "Roots" with her parents. This new obsession has fueled her love of history, & study of cultures & societies in every epoch. Today she is 55 years old with four kids who are all grown up. In between her 'gigs' with clients she volunteers at the Floed-Lane House Museum (Douglas County Pioneer Museum), in Roseburg, Oregon. This website is an attempt to share the knowledge she has gained about her family ties with others who may be interested in the same things. She does not guarantee 100% accuracy and does hope that you will send corrections to her. To learn more about her, click the "about" button in the page menu. Thanks!

All things Maine, the midwife, and a friend…

A lady friend, Mrs. Tipton of Umpqua, gave me a book about a year ago (or so). I have been so busy, that I am just now picking it up. And I have no time now for it, to be … Continue reading

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How to be President of a Historical Society

I wonder, as President of a historical society, if my primary job isn’t to raise the consciousness of fellow board members about what it is that they are CHOOSING to love. It is correct in my mind, to point out … Continue reading

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“Of course he’s an *hole, but he’s getting the job done.”

Clyde and I had a discussion the other day. We’ve been talking a lot lately. We have good communications, but something has changed — we are talking even more. Imagine that! Spouses who actually get along, and carry on conversation. … Continue reading

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Just read the piece by Alyssa Milano

Just read the piece by Alyssa Milano. Talk about a classy lady who minces no words, and lays it all out on the line and eloquently. Wow! So, now we have the #WhyIDidntReport hash tag. There are as many reasons as there … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years Ago Today…

My father passed away from chronic heart disease. He had congestive heart failure due to a heart weakened from rheumatic fever as a baby, genetic weaknesses, caused by familial inherited (very) high blood pressure.  He had coronary artery disease and had … Continue reading

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Dear Bleeping Computer

Dear Bleeping Computer: received this today from: Greenwise Debt relief. BTW, your freaking pictures you use for someone to prove lack of robotness are crap. I’m nearly 60 and can’t see them. And they are so low resolution that I … Continue reading

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73 Years ago, Today…

73 yrs ago today, Americans dropped the bomb @ Hiroshima. When I was a kid learning this, it was ancient history. 73 years ago, is less than 20 years from my birth date. Have we as a species learned anything … Continue reading

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Walking Down Memory Lane

Quite some years ago I wrote an essay about Domestic Violence.  It was for a college class. As I researched the paper, I came to a lot of conclusions. One conclusion I came to is that verbal abuse, another word … Continue reading

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A Million Years Ago….

A million years ago, I signed a paper promising that I would never talk about the details of a situation.  These papers were filed in a court of law.  Somewhere is the signature of an emotionally exhausted young woman who … Continue reading

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Childhood memories…

Clyde and I were watching tv tonight. Kids on TV got sent to detention. Which got me thinking, and I asked him, is that how detention is, I never went. LOL! He had a little bit of trouble believing I … Continue reading

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