Rosamond the Folk-Mother and Jon the Sea-King

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Rosamonds 1912 Mary nee Wieneke 2

Rosamonds 1923 Mary & Lillian

Rosamonds 1939 Mary, Rosemary, Lilian, Bonnie & June



My grandmother, Mary Magdalene Rosamond, was a Folk-Mother who raised her four beautiful daughters on her own after banishing her husband, Royal Rosamond, from the Rosamond home in Ventura By The Sea, because as a poet and writer, he was a poor bread-winner. Dreamers were one more mouth to feed during the Depression, and Royal became a Wanderer upon the earth. He never came home again.

My first girlfriend. Marilyn Godfry, looked like Mary, as did Rena. I worship women.


“At this time Rosamond the Mother, who had done all in her power by
gentle means to preserve peace, when she saw how bad it was, made
short work of it. Immediately she sent messengers throughout all the
districts to call a general levy, which brought together all the
defenders of the country. The landsmen who were fighting were all
caught, but Jon with his seamen took refuge on…

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I am an artist, a writer, and a theologian.
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