Researching is not easy, that is why it is called a journey

First, have you visited the We have a family reunion photo of my grandfather and others, and on the back it states, Family Reunion, Illinois. Many of my family are from Nebraska and Idaho, so this is a ‘clue’ to do some more searching. I went to: and clicked on Illinois. The genealogical website that … More Researching is not easy, that is why it is called a journey

Eat Pie First

   I was thinking about one time when our kids were young, we went on a cross country trip. There was this one particularly long stretch of road on a very sunny day. It was a two lane road and in the distance we could see the freeway and what looked like a little town. … More Eat Pie First

Family Photos

Great Grandparent and great grandchild. Weekly Photo Challenge: Family What a great Photo Challenge! I have noticed that very young children, babies and toddlers more specifically, seem to have a very special connection with the Senior Saints or Patriarchs and Matriarchs of the family. Have you ever noticed that? Sometimes it seems that they almost … More Family Photos

The Humble Genealogist a 6 part guide to discovering your Family Tree

The Humble Genealogist by Linda Kirkpatrick You see it on the television, over the radio, on internet ads: Search for your ancestors! Find the land of your people! What is your family story? Perhaps the better question to be asking is “Why would I want to research my family genealogy? and if I do, where … More The Humble Genealogist a 6 part guide to discovering your Family Tree