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Bound Feet Blues - Researching My Great Grandmother’s Journey from China to Malaya by Junk

I am now working on the second half of Bound Feet Blues. There is very little factual information or evidence in our family stories about my great grandmother. 537 more words


The man who's been doing Google Street View since before Google's founders were born

Camilo José Vergara came to the US from Chile to study in 1965, and in the 1970s, he began taking photos to document the decay of inner-city neighborhoods. 416 more words

1890 Kielce Gubernia Commemorative Book — #Genealogy, #Polish

On Easter Sunday, Stanczyk wrote about Logan Kleinwak / Genealogy Indexer. In the article, I used as an example of the database searches (sources) that genealogy indexer searches through as the:  536 more words


Pennants were all the rage

Just recently I have been posting photographs of a 1964 holiday to Scotland in which I have been bemoaning the fact that none of the photograph locations are easily identifiable. 852 more words

Childhood Memories

Bachelor Food: grilled cheese and tomato soup

This is a combination that I distinctly remember “inventing” when I was a kid and I was disappointed to learn years later that many, many people had grown up having grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup served to them by their mothers. 213 more words


The Lost Retreat of the Druids of Bear-Kyne - Level 3

The bottom level is the Retreat-proper and features several rooms where druidic relics could be stores, a central cave with a hot-spring, and the disused quarters for the druids when they are in human form. 94 more words