The Ghosts of Bullies Past

“It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” 1,105 more words


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Looking for Uncle Bill

There are some people in this world who, after they have gone, will leave behind bright, blazing pathways for researchers like myself to follow. At every turn there will be information of some kind and their lives are slowly plumped up from being simply birth, death and marriage records to something that is all encompassing. 1,106 more words

Family Stories

Becoming The Family Storycatcher, Special Holiday Edition: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Photo by Amy via Flickr.

Part of the reason I got into the personal history business was because I enjoyed creating family history videos and other gifts for my own family. 734 more words

Personal History

The Holidays

Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season.

In our family A Charlie Brown Christmas movie is a big fav. I love the sweet voice of Linus as he recites the Christmas story. 43 more words


Happy coincidence

Over a year ago I started going to  French conversation class; all the other ‘students’ were pleasant and friendly, but as usual there were some I ‘clicked’ with more than others. 195 more words

Family Stories

Feeding Chickens in the Land of Dickens (Interview)

Do you ever have one of those days when you just need a pick-me-up?  When I have a day like this, where my coffee just hasn’t been enough to do the trick, I often turn to… 1,484 more words


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Thanks brews and Views and Mother Hen

50 Jar Gifts: idea #42 - Elf Mason Jars

Here is another fun and simple jar gift idea from Melissa at polkadotchair.com, this time with a Christmas elf theme. I love how just a few simple items come together for a great jar gift. 112 more words

Family History