Wordless Wednesday: Cart near Awassa, Ethiopia

Man and boy with a cart near Awassa, Ethiopia

Posted at 10am on Feb 10, 2009 | 7 comments
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Wordless Wednesday: Techno-Maia

Maia playing with her techno-toys

Maia takes after her parents (except that dad has enormous resistance to speaking on the phone).

Posted at 9pm on Jan 13, 2009 | 9 comments
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Wordless Wednesday: Dolphins in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Dolphin & whale mural, Portsmouth NH

Posted at 5pm on Dec 30, 2008 | 15 comments
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Wordless Wednesday: Flower in Addis

Flower
A reminder of a warmer, gentler season.

Posted at 8pm on Dec 22, 2008 | 11 comments
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Wordless Wednesday: Baboons in Ethiopia

Baboons

Posted at 5pm on Dec 9, 2008 | 16 comments
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Wordless Wednesday: Meet Edward and Jane

Edward and Jane Tragheim

OK, not entirely wordless this week. These are my great-grandparents, Edward Tragheim (1881 – 1971) and Jane Ann Waddell (1879 – 1973). They are my mother’s father’s parents.

I’ve been doing some intensive genealogical research recently and Edward was the son of Edward Tragheim (1861-1939), who was the son of Samuel Tragheim (1834 – ????), who was the son of Mendel Tragheim, from Hasenpoth (Aizpute), in Courland, Latvia, which was at that time part of Russia. Mendel and Samuel were certainly Jewish, but Samuel married in church and no one in my family had any notion of a Jewish connection until last week. They’re taking it well :)

I’d really like to figure out where and when Samuel died. He appears to have left his family in Scotland to move to London, where he made at least two patent applications. He then moved to …

Posted at 5pm on Dec 2, 2008 | 20 comments
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Wordless Wednesday: Blue-eyed Jesus

Stained glass Jesus, Debre Lebanos, Ethiopia

Posted at 10am on Nov 18, 2008 | 15 comments
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Wordless wednesday: Adam, Eve, a Lion, and the usual strategically placed foliage

Adam and Eve

Posted at 5pm on Nov 11, 2008 | 19 comments
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Wordless Wednesday — Boy on an Ethiopian Street

boy on street, ethiopia

Posted at 6pm on Oct 21, 2008 | 13 comments
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Wordless Wednesday: The Lion of Judah

Lion of Judah

Posted at 8pm on Sep 30, 2008 | 6 comments
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Wordless wednesday: kids in Ethiopia

Kids in ethiopia

Posted at 7pm on Sep 23, 2008 | 19 comments
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Wordless Wednesday: Boys fishing in Lake Awassa, Ethiopia

Boys fishing at Awassa

Posted at 6pm on Sep 9, 2008 | 18 comments
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Wordless Wednesday: Isn’t she lovely?

shop dummy at Addis Airport

Posted at 7pm on Sep 2, 2008 | 16 comments
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Wordless Wednesday, Aug 20, 2008

David Wallace

My great grandfather, David Wallace, born 1860.

Posted at 7am on Aug 19, 2008 | 17 comments
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Wordless Wednesday, 06-24-08

Leslie Lickley

Another shot of Maia’s great great great grandfather, Leslie Lickley. Born 1840. Died 1910.

Posted at 6pm on Jun 24, 2008 | 16 comments
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Wordless Wednesday June 16, 2008

Great great grandmother, Mary Lickley

This is my great great grandmother, Mary Lickley (née Robertson). She was married to Leslie Lickley.

I believe she was born 1841 and died 1907. Married 1859.

Posted at 10am on Jun 17, 2008 | 21 comments
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Wordless Wednesday 06/04/08

Great Great Grandfather Peter Wallace

My Great Great Grandfather Peter Wallace (my father’s mother’s father’s father). Born 1827. This is a very primitive photograph, and much faded. This scan brings out pretty much all the retrievable information.

Posted at 2pm on Jun 3, 2008 | 11 comments
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Wordless Wednesday, 4/2/08

Mangle at Shaker Village

Posted at 8pm on Apr 1, 2008 | 14 comments
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Wordless Wednesday 3/26/08

Whale wall, Portsmouth, NH

Posted at 7pm on Mar 25, 2008 | 15 comments
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Wordless Wednesday 2/13/08

Buddha heads on a shelf

Posted at 3pm on Feb 12, 2008 | 3 comments
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