Time travel as close as your local cemetery.

Sunday’s Cemetery

February 22, 2015 | Family | Permalink

Cemeteries. Every city has one. They are mysterious, historic, haunting and, to me, fascinating. I developed a fondness for cemeteries as a boy. Now whenever I’m out of town, I always make it a point to visit a cemetery. To me, they are better than any mountain range, skyline or other popular tourist attraction. They […]

Speed Dating — Genealogy Style!

February 16, 2015 | Family | Permalink

When I received an invitation to a speed dating event this month I was nervous. What should I wear? What do I say? Will they like my personality? What questions will they ask? As it turns out, this wasn’t your typical speed dating event. Yes, there was a large crowd. Yes, we only had a short amount of […]

Southern Indiana pioneers

February 11, 2015 | Family | Permalink

I kicked off 2015 and my passion for genealogy last month by attending a program about the Indiana First Families — a project sponsored by the Southern Indiana Genealogy Society (SIGS). First Families is intended to honor the memory of the men and women who first settled in the southern Indiana counties of Clark, Floyd and Harrison before […]

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