Thursday, September 18, 2008


A Character, quite new. It will be useless to any body except the owner. Whoever apprehends the thief, shall receive an handsome reward by----

Friday, September 12, 2008

A Country Covered Bridge

This is one of the many bridges I pass on a daily basis in Historic Brandywine County. Its a beautiful time of year and I wanted to share my ride with you.
Happy Fall, Beth

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Tuesday, September 2, 2008


Ellen Aymer came to London from County Cork, and in February 1835 began lodging at the house of Edward and Ann Godwin, at 2 King's Court in Pimlico. A week later, Ann Godwin went out early, and when she returned found that Ellen had disappeared, as had five of Ann's dresses, a handkerchief, and a blanket. Next day, Ann and a constable found Ellen in Warwick Place, Pimlico. She was wearing the handkerchief around her neck, and admitted taking the gowns, which she had pawned at Walton & Miller's pawnbrokers in Westminster, for fourteen shillings. She said she wanted to get transported. She got her wish. Date Tried: 27th February 1835, Westminster SessionsSentence: To be transported for seven years.