Funerals as Family Reunions

 The majority of the time that I have seen family members over the past few years has not been under the best of circumstances.   We have had 8 funerals in the past 6 years. Even though I was not able to attend every funeral, when I did, it created an interesting...

Tuesday Tips #30: Libraries and Genealogy

There are many resources and tools that are used for genealogy research. One that some newer genealogists may not be aware of could be just around the corner. Many local libraries across many countries have an archive or record collection of different sources from the...

The History Behind the Plants

Plants on table in front of Living Room window at my grandfather’s house These are the plants that sit in front of my grandfather’s living room window. They have been a staple in the landscape of the entryway to his house. When you walk in the door it’s...