Bring Back the Christmas Magic!

Remember Christmas when you were young? You couldn’t wait for Christmas to arrive. You loved it all, the stockings, the Christmas tree, and the homemade cookies. When Christmas finally came, you ripped wrapping paper from new treasures and mom cooked up a great...

Once Upon A Christmas Time…

Do you have a special memory of a certain Christmas? I remember one year, my husband had just finished his education and started his career at the bottom of the ladder. Money was tight. We were paying off student loans, had three children, ages 8, 6, and 4, and a baby...

Geneabloggers Radio: Genealogy Gift Guide

Did you miss the Geneabloggers Radio Show last night (Friday, December 9, 2011)?  If you did, it was titled, “Genealogy Gift Guide.”  Thomas MacEntee interviewed Janet Hovorka of Family ChartMasters, Lynn Palermo of The Armchair Genealogist, and Caroline Pointer of...

Hooray for the Fourth of July!

Today we pause celebrate freedom and to honor those who gave their “Lives, … Fortunes, and … sacred Honor,” to help form the great country we have today.    Since that Independence Day, many others have also given everything they had in protecting and defending our...

Oh, Long May It Wave

Today I’m attending another day of classes in Birmingham, Alabama, at the Institute of Historical and Genealogical Research.  It’s Flag Day all across the United States.  I love this flag. I inherited this trait from my father.  He was piloting a B-17 bomber over...