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What's In A Name?

I am a part-time music teacher and one of the things I do with my groups of 2-3-4 year olds is clap the rhythms of their names. 411 more words


The $75 Poodle Takes the Night Off

On 25 July 1893, the New York World published an article entitled “Where was the $75 poodle?”

The article is about a burglary that week at the saloon of Walter Noteboom, my 3rd great-grandfather.   301 more words

My Genealogy

A is for...

Highlight of my day: Explaining to someone how A-Z by author
surname works. #BaldManProblems


Incredible World Surname Database

I wanted to alert you all to this great surname database from forebears.io where you can look up any surname in the world and find where it is most likely to originate from, where it is currently concentrated and (sometimes) what the name means.  33 more words

Out With The Old And In With The New!

I haven’t blogged for quite a while, mainly because it’s so difficult to share the experiences I didn’t fully understand at the time and for the sake of logical reasoning, I held back from sharing. 792 more words

My Empirical Perspective & Solutions.