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Welcome to my little slice of the Internet! I have to say, my blogging skills are a bit rusty. The last time I blogged was about 11 years ago when I was a college student studying abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland. 194 more words


Research? What kind of research?

It doesn’t seem to matter what the task is, unless it’s something I’ve done before, research has to come first.


The Window

It was a minor mistake.  Yet it took seven years to resolve.  I answered the house phone on a quiet summer day in 2010.  At the time, land lines were going out of style in favor of personal cell phones, so I did not usually answer ours, a number that we had for over thirty years and which had followed us through two houses.  1,486 more words

As Far As I Know

Gladys - October 18, 1968

Letter transcription:

Oct. 18, 1968

Dear David and Bonnie (and Debby)

This is not going to be long since my electric is in shop for repairs and believe me, it is no fun to use this old Remington. 389 more words


Sincere Greeting - 1912

Sincere Greetings.  1830. Printed in Germany.

No post mark .   Addressed to Mr. Lee Weaver, 94 Tyreman Ave., Detroit, Mich.

“May 14, 1912  May you see many more birthdays.   69 more words


Dziennik Polski (Detroit) — #Newspapers #Genealogy #Polish

Stanczyk has been very busy! A long overdue update to my Rootsweb page on Dziennik Polski has been done … more to come!

Also this jester has added 6,000 names to the Complete Index (nearly 42,000 Poles) including adding names (& relationships to deceased) listed on the Funeral Cards. 13 more words