And Gutenberg Lived Here: Life Changes Part Three: Marriage? Where’s The Dowry?

Some time ago, a fellow blogger mentioned her wedding, and the place a dowry holds in Northern Ireland. That got me thinking about my family. Generations of hardworking Irish-Americans. Puritan preachers, farmers, mill owners, And horse trainers. Lots of love, but not much need for a dowry. Until, one day, … Continue Reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Life Changes Part Three: Marriage? Where’s The Dowry?

And Gutenberg Lived Here: Talk To Me When Punxsutawney Phil Becomes A Saint.

Yesterday was, of course, Groundhog Day. And Gutenbergers being what they are- a historically based and bonded nation, holidays here are set by the Catholic church. And history. Even carnival, the crazy, loopy, “let’s beat winter to death” holiday, where you’re supposed to dress up like witches, and beat the … Continue Reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Talk To Me When Punxsutawney Phil Becomes A Saint.