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The Sky Pieces

This is not an Independence Day blog. It’s actually about genealogy and the preservation of history. In genealogy, we strive to remember. We take pieces of an infinite puzzle and struggle to fit them together into a picture that reveals … Continue reading

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Genealogy Do-Over: Week 1

A new year is the perfect time for a Genealogy Do-over! Many of us were genealogy addicts long before we had learned anything of the process, the resources, the citing of sources, etc. A do-over allows us the chance to go back, to start from scratch and … Continue reading

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The Joy & Fury of Genealogy Gifts

Family Historians live for those five precious words: I have something for you. Let’s all just take a moment to remember that the amount of “stuff” I have (and believe me, I’m trying to eliminate a lot of it) in … Continue reading

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Collaborative Genealogy

The question at GeneaBloggers today is this: Do you collaborate with others in terms of your own family history research, and if so, what methods do you use? I’m a great fan of collaboration where genealogy is concerned. Asking questions, … Continue reading

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Blue’s Clues

I wish that searching for family history was like an episode of Blue’s Clues. Every clue would have a blue paw print, screaming, “A clue!” It doesn’t really work that way. There’s no song and dance, no paw prints. I’m … Continue reading

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