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Evaluating sources: Pre-1850 census records

“I finally found a census record for my ancestor! At least, I think it’s for my ancestor!”  As a genealogist, you know the feeling, especially when the census record is from 1840 or earlier. 1,290 more words

Evaluating Evidence

FOMO Factory

A pop up museum in Austin has been inspired by FOMO, FOMO-Fear of missing out. People will definitely will feel left out when they look at your FOMO Factory pictures.  186 more words


August 7th: date
I made photo. July 24th:
date displayed on phone.

Abilene, Texas
photographed 8.7.2017


Texas: IDEA Charter Chain Plans to Saturate El Paso Region with 20 New Charters

The IDEA charter chain has plans to open 20 new charter schools in a part of Texas that doesn’t need them. We have plenty of evidence that charters do not outperform traditional district schools. 541 more words

Charter Schools


Many of a kind

standing out nevertheless

a lesson to pick


Texas Lawyer: Search Tool

This is the second of a four part blog post spotlighting Texas Lawyer.

On the Texas Lawyer home page, there is a search tool available to assist you in your research. 182 more words


GHSADPBAS Reunion, Ice Cream & Hairstyles

We had another fun day on Sunday, visiting with old friends and enjoying some great food.

When Andy first moved to Houston many moons ago, he became involved with a group of wonderfully talented and fun-loving people who loved music. 917 more words