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The Stuff of Legends

Every Family Historian has a few brick wills she will attempt to climb every now and again when the maze has confounded her. One of mine comes from my first Family History vacation in 2012. After visiting and touring the … 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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Schmitzer Family Reunion

In fourteen days, I will be in Frankenmuth, eagerly awaiting the arrival of my dear cousin, Cindy-Loo-Hoo. It began last year. When Cindy’s father, my dear Uncle Wayne, passed away in September, Cindy began planning to honor his wishes and … Continue reading

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How did you get here?

How did you get here? The weekend that my Uncle Wayne passed away, Mom and I had been to Lower Michigan to brother my visit, Jeremiah. It is always so much fun to spend time with him. He is the … Continue reading

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Family History, part III

Well, folks? This will be my final post about my recent Family History vacation. And what remains to be said? There is something magical about returning to the land of your fathers (or in my case, the land of my … Continue reading

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Family History, part I

I made it! I’m home! And I am…maybe…ready to start writing about the few short days I spent in Lower Michigan. What an overwhelming and wonderful experience! You need to know that I went with an Itinerary. In fact, further, … Continue reading

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