A Sunday Walk Around the Blogs

Trust Judy G. Russell to start the week off with a bang. In Monday’s post, O death! Thy name is woman, Judy explores women who received the death penalty in the United States, from colonial times to the last woman executed.

The Knitting Genealogist published a fascinating look at the transformations wrought by the Industrial Revolution in the U. K. and their effects on her ancestors and their communities, “Those infatuated creatures calling themselves Luddites.”

Dave Tabler of Appalachian History writes about the life of Gertrude Dills McKee, a native of Jackson Co., NC, and the first woman to serve in the North Carolina State Senate.

The Rally at the Capitol in support of funding for the Georgia Archives received news coverage from The Clayton Daily News. Don’t forget to write your local representatives to the General Assembly about this important issue.

Well, we almost got snow here. I think a few parts north of us did, so here are some snow day recipes from Alison Murray at North Carolina Miscellany for y’all.

As an aside, my mother used to make snow cream for us using snow, milk, sugar, and vanilla. Yum. Now, if we could just have some actual snow…

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