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The Irish Good Bye

Recently, my family was at a party and some of the guests left without saying good bye.  My Things snorted and said, “Well, that was an Irish good bye.”  I had never heard the phrase.   310 more words


Additional Changes to Find-A-Grave

Noticed a few new things on Find-A-Grave recently. When I went to the site a few days,  I had to change my password as it didn’t meet the 8 character minimum. 1,009 more words


Childhood Memories: The Luck of the Irish

I remember, years ago, when my brother was little, good things seemed to happen to him. (He once won a Beetlejuice contest and we all got a free trip to Hollywood, though it was a real downer when my parents went trolling for celebrity headstones). 240 more words

Media Gallery – Ancestry dot com

As my readers know from past blog posts, I encourage genealogist to continue looking for newspaper items, even when nothing comes up in a search. 405 more words


GDPR – It’s a Train and It’s a Comin’

In the recent article about Oxford Ancestors shuttering, I briefly mentioned GDPR. I’d like to talk a little more about this today, because you’re going to hear about it, and I’d rather you hear about it from me than from a sky-is-falling perspective. 2,371 more words

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I have freckles. Lots of them all over. Maybe that is why I like polka dot anything. We share a bond. I rarely cover them with make-up because they make me original. 231 more words

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Free Irish Records Weekend and. . .

Not only is Ancestry offering free access to their Ireland records this weekend, which in itself is a great time to do a bit of research if you don’t have the World Explorer package, but they are also offering Ancestry DNA for $69 too! 90 more words