Category Archives: Genealogy

Making the Old New Again

I have a theme going here lately.  Why?  Because I am purging closets, putting away Christmas stuff, de-cluttering, organizing stuff… I’m actually getting things done.  Partially thanks to trimming down time spent on social media. A friend and I made … Continue reading

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Little Forts on the Prairie

  Last Friday, the four oldest granddaughters and I took a little field trip. Sort of an End of the Summer thing. Or, “Yay! School is just around the corner!!”, which describes the granddaughters’ attitudes but definitely NOT the grandsons. … Continue reading

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Genealogical Puzzles, Patterns and Confusion

I’ll bet you thought I had forgotten to finish this.  You’re partly right.  “Forgot” wouldn’t exactly be the right word…more like “snowed under”…with no snow but wheat harvest and cakes and another harvest…well anyway, I thought I’d best get on … Continue reading

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More Genealogical Adventures or How Bread Pudding Opened Ancestral Doors

Eventually, I became the family keeper of…well…stuff.  If someone had a picture of so and so, they sent it to me.  If a distant cousin had some obituaries that he thought might be of interest, he sent them to me.  … Continue reading

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Where We Are Going

A wise man once wrote, “In order to know where we are going, we must know where we’ve been.”  In other words…learn about your past and then, perhaps, you can head in the right direction.  These words really ring true, … Continue reading

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Left Behind of the Genealogical Kind

After reading a comment from a follower a couple of days ago, I went over to her blog and read her piece about old photos and family memorabilia.  It reminded me of how I got off on this genealogy jag … Continue reading

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