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Genealogy helps you live for today!

I thought last night’s “Finding Your Roots” was pretty interesting – more interesting than I sometimes find the show. “Finding Your Roots,” is a genealogy show that, some may disagree with me, often focuses on celebrities with slavery in their family trees. 576 more words

Best Life

"Soldiers Letters"

I’m posting this letter for some reason. I guess it’s something about perspective, or maybe it’s simply that letters used to be so vital to life and now they’re so not. 832 more words


Wordless Wednesday!

“Strangers in the Box”…

Come, look with me inside this drawer, 
In this box I’ve often seen, 
At the pictures, black and white, 
Faces proud, still, serene.  125 more words

Family History

Tombstone Tuesday!

Hidden Headstones… 

In August of 2014 I was, once again, in the Derry City Cemetery searching for family graves.  Since my last trip “back home” in 2012 my research had unearthed several family connections; and various other family members who were also buried in this particular Cemetery. 304 more words

Family History

It's all in the past but SO many questions

Genealogy is often overlooked and taken for granted… It’s in the past, it’s boring, it’s a world of black and white, all two dimensional, with only lists of names, births/deaths/marriages, and in many cases, not a face to put with any of them. 153 more words

Daily Post Question

Mystery Monday!

A Tiny Little Document…

In the summer of 2012 on a trip “back home”, while going through some family documents that my aunt had amassed for me; I came across a little piece of paper. 74 more words

Family History