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Happy 100th Birthday Dad!

Today would have been my father’s 100th Birthday! One Hundred Years Old! This day will be set aside for me to remember him joyously, not to mourn, but to celebrate the life he led and how much he meant to me! 398 more words


A rambling note on the need for a 'religious' left

The question of religion cannot be adequately posed and articulated outside the frame of politics as the actuality of historically concrete forms of oppression and determinate struggles for and/or against the concrete operations of social power. 1,370 more words


Going Further Back In My Genealogy

I’m reaching the Middle Ages in my genealogy research.  This is one of the tidbits of information found by another researcher, Wilben Dahl,  He’s writing about the prevalence of Heraldry and Coats of Arms. 80 more words


Blogging the Bible 91 - 1 Chronicles 1-9 - Who do you think you are?

I enjoy the series ‘Who do you think you are?‘ – I’m sure that there are some celebrities whose family trees don’t hold any surprises, but those that make it to the screen often have some fascinating stories. 260 more words

Blogging The Bible

Ava Gardner now on Flickr

I have scanned all the documents from the Ava Gardner vertical file and they are now on our Flickr page! 14 more words

NEHGS Makes Some Content Free Through September 9

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is making some of its content free to celebrate Labor Day. “The Census, Tax, and Voter Lists category is a collection of 40 separate databases containing a range of resources to provide information about the families who resided in the New England states between the 18th and 20th centuries. 45 more words

Useful Stuff

gone girl: the hunt for my elusive great grandma

confession time: Ancestry.ca is my jammm.

I’ve lost track of the hours I’ve put into recording my family history and expanding my family tree. With my research and reference training, I seriously excel at it. 559 more words