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Sheaffer Genealogy Video

How to Read a Death Certificate

I have recently been testing with video for this site to do a series of tutorials and how I do my own research. 85 more words

Royal Bank, Toronto

A look at Toronto from days gone by, this postcard was postmarked 1920, from Ethel to Flora. Ethel was in Niagara Falls and writing to let Flora know that she wouldn’t be home in time for their scheduled visit.

Family History

A Subconscious Memory

When I was in an antique mall, I picked up a clown doll. I do have a doll collection, but this clown didn’t fit the collection. 205 more words


The Object of Your Story


Occasionally it’s mentioned in workshops or books on the craft of writing, how effective a physical object can be when subtly weaving it through your story.  683 more words


Peter's years at boarding school

Dad’s Years at Boarding School (Peter Freeman)
Los Angeles, California, 1935.

By Tina Louise Freeman

A five-year-old boy is taken by his elderly, ill grandfather to a boarding school called Kalifornia Kiddie College. 1,951 more words

Family History

Cornbinder Stories

I thought it would be appropriate to start capturing the family’s history and stories by starting with a couple about the Cornbinder: where the name came from, and memories associated with it. 1,265 more words

Family History

My Father's Salad Dressing

My father didn’t grow up cooking. And this salad dressing is his one and only culinary legacy. His one and only recipe. It has been in our family for almost three decades. 909 more words