Category: Genealogy

It May Be Etched in Stone, But It Doesn’t Mean It’s Correct

I had some preconception that if someone where to etch a piece of information in stone, it HAD to be correct. Why would you preserve it for eternity if it were wrong?

To Tech or Not to Tech

Listen. I’m all about technology. I run with two computers (one Mac, one PC), use the cloud, feel that I have become quite adept at online research, and am a Family Tree Maker user. And I have been, for over two decades. However, while… Continue Reading “To Tech or Not to Tech”

The Telephone Game

When I first starting working on my own family history, a lot longer ago than I care to admit, I started off with quite an accumulation of breadcrumbs that I thought were absolutely solid kernels to build on.

Online Genealogy Research – Perils and Potentials

When I started researching our family history, online research was really just beginning to be a viable resource. The outlets were mostly through a few independent sites that I typically found via clicking travels down long and winding roads….some of those resources still exist… Continue Reading “Online Genealogy Research – Perils and Potentials”

What would YOU like to know?

So, as I rebuild my business to help others find their whos and whats and whys, I ask you all – what do YOU want to know?

Racial Memory

Because the first time I went to Ireland, I felt at home, and it was familiar so much that my heart ached.

Going back to where I came from.

24 years ago I had the opportunity to do my junior year of high school at a sister school in Worcester, England.  Bookending my time there I had a chance to visit Ireland, where I was pretty sure my ancestors came from (at the… Continue Reading “Going back to where I came from.”

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