Time travel as close as your local cemetery.

Weekend Genealogy Fun!

February 21, 2014 | Family | Permalink

One of my favorite weekend pastimes is reading genealogy blogs. They give me an entirely new perspective on tracing my family’s roots, not to mention ideas for postings on my own blog site! Take, for example, Jana Last. I absolutely love her award-winning blog (click here), especially the “My Ancestors’ Signatures” and “The Traveling Dentist” tabs. CLICK […]

Honoring America’s Veterans

February 21, 2014 | Family | Permalink

There’s a push in Congress to build more National Cemeteries as space becomes more limited in the existing cemeteries. Currently, there are 11 states that don’t have National Cemeteries and Democrat Representative Dina Titus of Nevada is trying to change that. She has introduced a bill that would create new cemeteries in those states because […]

Guest Blogger

February 16, 2014 | Family | Permalink

When my good friend and travel writer Marilyn Jones asked if she could be a guest blogger on my website, I thought, “Sure, why not?” I’m presently working on three posts, none of which are entirely finished. So it was perfect timing! Thank you, Marilyn. THERE ARE PLENTY OF WAYS TO REMEMBER THE GENEALOGIST ON […]

Proceed with Caution

February 13, 2014 | Family | Permalink

The other day I witnessed a funeral procession. To show my respect, I waited at the traffic light until the last vehicle bearing a purple funeral flag had passed. During my wait I was taken aback by the rude behavior of other drivers. The driver behind me impatiently blew her horn when the light turned […]

Help is a meeting away

February 9, 2014 | Family | Permalink

Have you ever thought about joining a local genealogy society? Before joining my local chapter, I first did a little online detective work. I wanted to know what to expect and how joining a group could help me in my own genealogical search. Kathleen Hinckley, an author, lecturer and Certified Genealogical Records Specialist, gives 10 […]

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