Not your normal 52 weeks of genealogy, at all

You have probably read one of my earlier blogs about 52 weeks of Genealogy. It is here if you want to read it again…  (The original site here: ) I see on there is a published book of 52 weeks of Genealogy …           So why would I think thatContinue reading “Not your normal 52 weeks of genealogy, at all”

Quick Tips

Summer is almost here, School is almost out, and life gets busy~ But don’t forget to document little times,as well as the big times: Here is my Family Genealogy page on Pinterest: Great ideas by many people!

No April Fool's Joke

Blog 1 April, 2015 No April Fool’s Joke I saw a great idea to pass on to my grandchildren and keep our family history easy and fun: What I am going to do is copy and paste each week into MSWord and substitute Sarah’s name and info with my name and info. I will doContinue reading “No April Fool's Joke”

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.Continue reading “Eat Pie First”

It's Summer!

Life is busier when the days get longer and warmer. Time to get all those outside projects done, visit family and friends, vacations, camping, and so on the list goes. “The Meeting of the Hounds” engraved by J.T.Willmore after a picture by Eugene Lami, published in Summer and Winter in Paris, 1844. What about genealogy?Continue reading “It's Summer!”

Family Ghosts on Roots Day

Weekly Writing Challenge: Ghosts of December 23rds Past Today I learned that today is Root’s Day! Every one has a past, whether it is a few minutes, a few months, a few years or a whole lifetime. Everyone has a present and None of us know what is in our future, near future or far future.Continue reading “Family Ghosts on Roots Day”

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”