It all starts out relatively simple, we want to know who we are and that invariably leads us to ask where we came from. Buckle up folks, this can be an exciting ride, but it’s not a short one.
So, I’ve discovered in my two decades plus of delving into various family histories, that sometimes its best to have a short assignment than a long one. Meaning, my aging brain does much better remembering all of the “aha” moments, and why they were… Continue Reading “Short Term Memory”
I have been a member of Ancestry since way back. I have availed myself of the several resources there quite happily, but from time to time, have scratched my head wondering how things were indexed. Now this project has been going on for ages, but… Continue Reading “The Committee is Placed in A Most Painful Situation”
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.