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You never know who you may inspire!

November 30, 2014 | Family | Permalink

Me?  An inspiration? I never thought of myself as anyone’s inspiration, but I was certainly flattered when I received a most gracious email from a former work colleague who credits me with inspiring her to research her genealogy. David, I’ve been truly enjoying your blog. In fact, you inspired me to finally do something I’ve […]

Discoveries along the way

November 27, 2014 | Family | Permalink

I spent Thanksgiving in Mankato, Minnesota. I was one of those unlucky holiday travelers caught in the middle of the huge snowstorm that slammed the north and northeast. Fortunately I was driving, so my flight wasn’t cancelled. But never before had I witnessed so many wrecks and cars that spun out of control along Interstate […]

The gift of oral history – don’t let it slip away

November 13, 2014 | Family | Permalink

A SALUTE TO OUR AMERICAN HEROES America celebrated Veterans Day this week and I was right there along with the others thanking our fine men and women in uniform for their service to our country. Working for the U.S. Postal Service — the largest federal employer of military veterans — it’s not uncommon to hear […]

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