On Death Blog 28March2015

We have been mourning the loss of a dear friend of ours, more like a brother. It was very sudden, a vehicle accident, and his wife just recently came home from the hospital, still needing care. This man’s life touched so many all around the world. He will truly be missed by thousands. I amContinue reading “On Death Blog 28March2015”

dem bones, dem dry bones

dem bones, dem dry bones What did your family do to provide for their loved ones? and  how, if at all, does that have anything to do with you and your family today? You might be surprised. Sometimes when we least expect it, we find our own genealogy and history tied to others and tiedContinue reading “dem bones, dem dry bones”

2014

Here is a genealogy photo book we put together and gave to our children Three Kings day is over, the end of the ‘Holiday Season’. The lights are down, the decorations are put away, the presents and paper and ribbons and cards will be put away by the weeks end. What now? Don’t put thoseContinue reading “2014”

The thing that happens but no one wants to talk about

The inevitable, like death and taxes… What happens when a loved one ‘passes on’? What is it that family and friends want more than money? I was actually surprised that money was way down on the list of what people want. They want something that brings back instant happy memories of their loved one theContinue reading “The thing that happens but no one wants to talk about”

My genealogy began with my earliest ancestor, but my own personal journey began…

It was 1970 and my mother gathered us together to tell us that her mother had passed away. We lived a few hours away, so seeing my grandparents was a big event and only 1 or 2 times a year. We loved being there, everyone did. At her funeral there were so many people, theyContinue reading “My genealogy began with my earliest ancestor, but my own personal journey began…”

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, whereContinue reading “The Humble Genealogist a 6 part guide to discovering your Family Tree”