Miscellaneous Musings

Blogging…Why Bother?

For more than two decades, I have researched my and my spouse’s families’ histories. Initially, I did this for myself and my children—to connect us to the past through our ancestors.

Over time, my tree has grown. New branches have sprouted for the in-laws’, step-families’, and others’ families. Currently, nearly 12,000 people inhabit our combined family trees.

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Let’s Go Crazy

Every family tree has them. Those eccentric kin who march to their own beat. However, there is a point where eccentric becomes something more. For some, this is a temporary condition; for others, it is long-term reality. Either way, for these family members, people euphemistically say that they are not all there, are off their rocker, have a screw loose, are out to lunch, or are just not right in the head.

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Eight Years Already?

 

Happy, happy, joy, joy, happy, happy, joy! Today is my blog’s 8th Blogiversary!

Please pardon me while I do my happy dance…

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Crunching the Numbers, 2018

Another year has passed, and a new one has just begun. On this first day of 2019, as I have done for the past few years, I would like to take some time to reflect on the previous year.  Since I am a family historian, I tend to look backward, not forward, so here goes…

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Seven Years & Still Going Strong

Thanks to Shannon Thomas and the folks at Geneabloggers for wishing me a Happy Blogiversary and featuring my blog on their website!

If you have never heard about Geneabloggers, I highly recommend you check them out.

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