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Organization: Day 1- Time to Pull Out the Shoebox...

A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step-Lao Tzu

Time to get organized.  Physical and digital files are scattered everywhere and I’m finding myself “lost in the weeds” too often lately. 157 more words


My Favorite Online Resources

First off, I don’t have money for a dozen different subscriptions to research my family history.  So I had to approach my new hobby frugally.  That being said I did try a number of subscription services, many of them were a waste of money.   396 more words


A Tale of Two Rosalies - Part Two

My Trip to St. John’s Cemetery

One of the best ways to make new discoveries in your family tree is to speak to your elders. Almost always, this is going to be the first step anyway. 1,253 more words


Stories from the Family

I love writing about my family. They are crazy, quirky, and I have relatives named  Aunt Pat, Uncle Buck, and a Great-Grandpa named Cletus, need I say more. 593 more words


Privacy risks lurk in DNA tests, experts warn

Where did my ancestors come from? What can my genes tell me about lurking health dangers? Is this child really mine?

Curiosity drives these questions, and some can be answered by sending a cheek swab away in the mail. 821 more words