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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

Escape from the Scanner

Hello again, People. It’s been too long since I last posted, but I have not been idle. Along with my sore neck (which is much better, thank you), I’ve been … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · 13 Comments

A New Puzzle Piece

I discovered a genealogical record today that appears to unlock several mysteries at once. I want to pose the evidence to you, my Genealogy People, to see what you think. Am I … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · 29 Comments

Mystery Ladies, Part Deux

A few weeks back, I shared some mystery photographs that I found among my great-grandparents’ things. Here are a few more of those lovelies. As I mentioned earlier, some of … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

Easing Back In

Hello, People. I’ve been on a brief hiatus due to end-of-summer madness, a busy time at work, the start of school, the search for a new vehicle, and a whole … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 4 Comments

A Personal Panama Canal Centennial

Today, August 15, 2014, is the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal. The entire world is fêting the 8th wonder of the world today (and the internet … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 41 Comments

Mystery Ladies, Part One

Here are some beautiful mystery friends of my great-grandparents, Leo and Margaret Lessiack. Earlier, I published the mystery children’s portraits I found among their things, and later there will be some mystery … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 2 Comments