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I've Been Nominated!

I’ve been nominated for a Liebster Award.  Don’t worry Mom, it’s better than it sounds.  In fact, it’s something quite wonderful.  The Liebster (from the German word for dear, beloved or sweetheart) … 671 more words


Book Review: Isolation by Mary Anna Evans

A Faye Longchamp Mystery #9
Mary Anna Evans
Poisoned Pen Press, August 2015
ISBN 978-1-4642-0402-9

From the publisher—

Archaeologist Faye Longchamp-Mantooth has dug herself a deep hole and she can’t make her way out of it. 2,161 more words

Full Reviews

A Poem For All You Genealogists

I am taking a short break from working with data sets about my ancestors from the Tidewater Region, Virginia. Today I am exploring old periodicals made available online.This time I happened upon a poem in the monthly magazine, Hobbies from the May 1940 issue.   362 more words

Culture & Identity

How I Organize My Genealogy Desk

Today, I’m posting pictures of what I call my “genealogy nook.”

(**Again, my usual disclaimer: our home is a hundred years old and not yet restored, so please excuse its rough shape!) 660 more words


About my blog

I am Cheryl.  I have been an RN  for nearly 20 years working in pediatrics, NICU and education.  I have been helping new mothers with breastfeeding and/or teaching breastfeeding for most of that time also. 106 more words

Childrens Books

Processing Genealogy Projects: My "Current Project" Shelves

Here is an insider’s glimpse at my work space.

**Note: we purchased a home six months ago that is nearly a hundred years old and has not yet been renovated, so the floors and walls you see here are far from perfect.  318 more words