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Return and a Despedida

Hello again, People. The People of Pancho went dark unintentionally there for awhile; I’ve been busy catching curve balls from all directions, some of them work-related, some of them life-related. Funny how … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · 17 Comments

Flying High in the Hamburg Sky

In my great-grandpa Leo’s treasure pile, I came across these super fun novelty postcards dated 1911. There is no writing on the back of either one of them, except for the … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 4 Comments

Scanner, Accordion, and Cousins: Welcome to 2015

Hello, People. I hope that your holidays were glorious, and that your new year is off to a happy, healthy start. At our house, a nasty cold has been knocking … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 7 Comments

A Thanksgiving Surprise

Hello, People. I’m back. No, I didn’t drown in a vat of gravy, but I did suffer a wee touch of overcommitment-itis that prevented me from immediately leaping on the surprise I … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

One Year In

Today is my one-year blogoversary here at The People of Pancho, one year since I looked at all the boxes of paper and photographs I dragged home from my grandma’s … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 19 Comments

My Fifteen Minutes

A hearty thank you to Jana Last and Thomas MacEntee over at Geneabloggers for kindly featuring an interview with me in their May I Introduce To You series today. In case you … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 8 Comments

Honoring My Veteran People

Today I share images of some of my Veteran People. I don’t have pictures of everyone, unfortunately, but I am deeply grateful for the service of each and every one of … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

When English-major-genealogy-nerds Celebrate Halloween

According to my great-grandmother Mama Helen’s genealogy scroll (which is utterly free of source citations, but great fun to peruse nonetheless), we are descended from Duncan I of Scotland, killed … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · 6 Comments